JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The FBI says crime is down in the area, but one family says there's still more work to do.
Wynona Hollis thinks about her granddaughter Tiphne everyday. She was murdered more than a year ago, when someone shot at the car she was in. She's one of 80 people murdered in 2010, according to new statistics from the FBI. While that number and most other crimes in Jacksonville are all down from 2009, Tiphne's grandmother still doesn't have her baby girl. "I hope we have a break in the case."
Sheriff John Rutherford says the numbers are a positive sign for the city, but there's still work to do. "If your family was one of the 80 murdered, then crime didn't go down for you," said Sheriff Rutherford.
The sheriff has put more than 100 new police officers on the streets. He also says more community members are coming forward with information to help break these cases and there's tougher prosecution.
"When we send them to jail now, it sticks," said Sheriff Rutherford.
That's what this grandmother is hoping will happen in Tiphne's case. "I love you, whoever did it, but I hate what you did. Make it right," said Hollis.
There is a 5 thousand dollar reward out for any information leading to who killed Tiphne Hollis.
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