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What will the Seattle Police Department report as the total number of criminal offenses in March 2020?

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Washington state had the first case of COVID-19 in the United States and has had 2,221 cases and 111 deaths to date. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Washington state Governor Inslee issued a “stay-at-home” order, prohibiting non-essential activities until April 8.

What will the Seattle Police Department report as the total number of criminal offenses (across all categories - person, property, society) in March 2020 here?

Edited to add. The totals for January and February were 5,663 and 5,090, respectively.

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