Every day you hear of another robbery, shooting, or murder here in Amarillo. It's easy to say, "What's happened to our city? " However, it seems our crime rate has dropped. According to new reports from the Department of Justice and the FBI. Crime in Amarillo dropped in 2017. It went up in certain crimes, but over all the crime rate has droppedAlthough the overall crime rate has decreased by 3.9%, we have to note that violent crime in Amarillo has risen. That right there is very scary for our city.