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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Crime Statistics​

​​​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%.


Noteworthy:

    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




Statistical Documents:

​View the ​ End of 3rd Quarter 2019 Statistical Report


​​View the 2018 Year-End Statistical Report

​​View the 2017 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2016 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2015 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2014 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2013 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2012 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2011 Year-End Statistical Report

View the 2010 Year-End Statistics Report

View the 2009 Year-End Statistics Report  


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