Released October 16, 2019
Crime Statistical Summary for the 3rd Quarter of Year 2019:
Year to Date:
CMPD ended September 2019, with a 5.3% increase in overall crime compared to last year. Property crime increased by 4.2% while violent crime increased by 11.3%.
- 81 homicide was reported through the third quarter compared to 42, resulting in an increase of 92.9%
- 1520 robberies were reported compared to 1319, resulting in an increase of 15.2%.
- 227 rapes were reported compared to 213, resulting in an increase of 6.6%.
- 3502 aggravated assaults were reported compared to 3215, resulting in an increase of 8.9%.
- Burglary overall was up 7.6%, (4373 compared to 4063) with a decrease of -4.3% in residential (2567 compared to 2681) and an increase of 30.7% in commercial cases (1806 compared to 1382).
- 2156 vehicle thefts were reported compared to 2203, resulting in a decrease of -2.1%.
- Total larceny cases increased by 4.3% (20353 compared to 19508) with the larcenies from auto up by 5% (8604 compared to 8197)
- 565 guns were stolen from vehicles compared to 481 representing an 18% increase
- 106 arson cases were reported compared to 120, resulting in a decrease of -11.7%.
To highlight a few of our successes...
- The CMPD received more than 300,000 calls for service from community members through the third quarter, representing an increase of approximately 4,500 more calls than last year.
- CMPD Officers removed 1,538 illegal guns from the community, approximately 200 more guns than the same time last year, representing a 15% increase
- Officers made 13,328 arrests resulting in an increase of 5%
- CMPD’s Violent Crime Imitative was launched in mid-August and has recorded
- 31 arrests
- 16 illegal gun seizures
- 10 stolen gun seizures
- Officers encountered more than 7,900-armed people and were successful in peacefully de-escalating nearly every single encounter without the use of force
- Officer involved shootings are down from four last year to three this year
- There have been 400 officer commendations from community members through the third quarter, representing a 12% increase
- There have been 90 officer complaints recorded through the third quarter, a decrease of 18%. 57 of the 90 complaints were filed by fellow officers.
- Officers have conducted 46,000 zone checks through the first three quarters compared to 35,000 the same time last year, representing a 6% increase in proactive engagement.
- Officer priority-one response times are down to 6.8 minutes on average, exceeding the seven-minute goal, despite a shortage of approximately 180 officers
- Fatal traffic collisions decreased from 59 last year to 43 through the first three quarters this year
End of 3rd Quarter 2019 Statistical Report
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