No, not the sort you think. Read the article <rant>Would they use the word “suggest” if the crime figures had gone up? They say “show” later in the article, so why not in the headline?</rant>

Crime figures are down 7% 2008 to 2009, by the way, save sexual and violent crimes (2% and 1% rises). We can argue about the quality and reach of the British Crime Survey if we like, but if you are comparing crime figures over time, its one of the few sources available that police and politicians don’t control.