Crime Statistics

   

 

   Monthly Crime Stats

 

February 2014 

Murder:                

0

Rape:                     

0

Robbery:               

1

Agg. Assault

0

Burglary:               

6

Larceny:               

29

Auto Theft:            

0

 

 

  Part 1 Crimes                           

36

Part 1 Crimes YTD

75

  

Yearly Crime Stats

 

Part 1 Crimes for 2012:

 

There were 518 Part 1 Crimes in 2012  -75 (-12%) from 2011.

This is the lowest annual total of Part 1 Crimes reported since 2002.

The largest part of the decrease was in the Burglary and Larceny categories.

Arrests were up %13 from 2011. 1268 in 2012 compared to 1121 in 2011.

 

An increase in multi-agency investigations, increase in arrests and additional emphasis on the principles of the TRACK program are believed to be key factors in the crime decrease.

 

Previous Years Comparison of Part 1 Crimes

 Part 1 crimes consist of: Murder, Non-Negligent Manslaughter, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault,

Burglary, Larceny, Auto Theft and Arson.

 

Offense

2011

2012

2013

Murder

0

0

0

Manslaughter

0

0

0

Rape

0

0

0

Aggravated Assault

12

20

27

Robbery

6

9

7

Burglary

120

107

72

Larceny/Theft

426

373

415

Auto Theft

25

25

16

Arson

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

Total Part 1 Crimes

593

518

537

 

2003: 614 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,354 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2004: 577 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,192 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2005: 579 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  2,027 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2006: 558 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,786 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2007: 578 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,792 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population.

2008: 587 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,764 Part 1 Crimes per 100,000 population

2009: 639 Part 1 Crimes Reported;  1,933 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

2010: 546 Part 1 Crimes Reported; 1,635 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

2011: 592 Part 1 Crimes Reported: 1,961 Part 1 Crimes Per 100,000 population

 

Note: To control for population differences and make comparisons between jurisdictions more accurate and meaningful, index crimes are reported at the rate per 100,000 persons.

Part 1 crimes consist of: Murder, Non-Negligent Manslaughter, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Larceny, Auto Theft and Arson.

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