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Stats show violent crime increase, property crime decrease in Gainesville
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The data-driven nature of modern policing is a far cry from what Gainesville Police Chief Carol Martin and Sgt. Kevin Holbrook when coming up the ranks. “Policing today is very different then it was when she and I were on the road. We used to get in a patrol car, and you’d just go ride in a district and answer calls,” Holbrook said.