Arrests are down 33%; some of the decline due to efforts to reduce jail populations


Photo by Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Officers get ready to turn on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

It’s said crime doesn’t take a vacation, but because of the statewide emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the daily booking log at the police station is a lot shorter than usual.