Ventura Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 2:20pm PST

According to the Per Capita Crime Index for 2011, the City of Ventura faced a crime rate of 34.8 crimes for every one thousand residents. As a comparison, local cities of Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley had a crime rate of 17 crimes and 14 crimes per thousand residents, respectively. One of the most significant crime increases in Ventura County was the rise of violent crimes, with a 24% increase from 2010. Statistics also showed an increase in robberies, felony assaults, rapes, and gang crimes. There was, however, a reduction in homicides and property crimes from 2010 to 2011.

The Ventura Police Department works diligently to see that those responsible for committing criminal acts are arrested, so that they can be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. In fact, in 2011, the Ventura Police Department reported an overall violent crime clearance rate of 56%, which is close to 6% better than the national average for cities between 100,000 and 250,000 residents. That is why, if you or a loved one has been arrested for a the commission of a criminal act in Ventura, CA we advise you consult with a Ventura criminal defense attorney at our firm as soon as possible.

Our firm specializes in criminal defense cases and we are dedicated to defending people who are facing wrongful convictions due to false criminal charges. Whether you are facing minor theft charges, white collar crimes, or major felonies, our firm is here to review your case, evaluate the best course of action to pursue, and provide you with the representation you deserve.

Contact Ridley Defenseto schedule your free, confidential consultation. No matter the type of criminal defense case, you want our experience and expertise on your side.

Categories: Criminal Defense