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Crime Statistics
 

Released January 27, 2016
 

Crime Statistical Summary for the End of Year 2015: 

CMPD ended 2015, with a 9.9% increase in Index Offenses compared to last year.  Property crime increased by 8.6% while violent crime increased by 18.2%.

  • ​​60 homicides were reported compared to 44, resulting in an increase of 36.4%.
  • 1949 robberies were reported compared to 1589, resulting in an increase of 22.7%.
  • 286 rapes were reported compared to 256, resulting in an increase of 11.7%.
  • 3735 aggravated assaults were reported compared to 3213, resulting in an increase of 16.2%.
  • Burglary overall was up 12%, (6798 compared to 6071) with an increase of 11.2% in residential (4973 compared to 4474) and an increase of 14.3% in commercial cases (1825 compared to 1597).
  • 2230 vehicle thefts were reported compared to 1690, resulting in an increase of 32%.
  • Total larceny cases increased by 5.8% (24084 compared to 22774) with the larcenies from auto up by 14.3% (9199 compared to 8047).
  • 224 arson cases were reported compared to 168, resulting in an increase of 33.3%.

3 Year Averages

  • ​CMPD ended 2015, 7.8% above the 3 year average in Index Offenses.  Property crime exceeded the three year average by 6.3% while violent crime exceeded it by 16.6%.
  • Homicides exceeded the three year average by 22.4%. 60 homicides were reported as of the end of 2015 compared to the three year average of 49. 
  • 1949 robberies were reported compared to the three year average of 1731; robbery exceeded the three year average by 12.6%.
  • 286 rapes were reported compared to the three year average of 263; rape exceeded the three year average by 8.7%.
  • 3735 aggravated assaults were reported compared to the three year average of 3126; aggravated assaults exceeded the three year average by 19.5%.
  • Burglary overall exceeded the three year average by 0.6% (6798 compared to 6757) with residential cases below the three year average by -2.9% (4973 compared to 5123) while commercial cases exceeded the three year average by 11.7% (1825 compared to 1634).
  • 2230 vehicle thefts were reported compared to the three year average of 1900.Vehicle thefts exceeded the three year average by 17.4%.
  • Total larceny cases exceeded the three year average by 7.0% (24084 compared to 22502) with the larcenies from auto exceeding the average by 14.2% (9199 compared to 8055).
  • 224 arson cases were reported compared to the three year average of 193. Arson exceeded the three year average by 16.1%.

Victim Vulnerability

  • Homicide
    • 15% (9 out of 60) were drug related
    • 22% (13 out of 60) were domestic violence related
    • 58% (35 out of 60) involved known associates.

  • Robbery 
    • 26% of person robberies referenced drugs (394 out of 1509
    • 51% of home invasions referenced drugs (79 out of 156)

  • Residential Burglary 
    • Stolen property is four times more likely to be recovered if serial numbers are provided

  • Vehicle Theft 
    • At least 10% of vehicle thefts involved keys left in ignition (210 out of 2101) 
    • At least 8% of vehicle thefts involved keys stored in vehicle (160 out of 2101)

  • Theft from Vehicle 
    • 35% of theft from vehicle incidents involved unlocked vehicles 
    • 65% of incidents involving thefts from unlocked vehicles occurred at a residential location 
    • 376 theft from vehicle incidents involved stolen firearms

 
 

Statistical Documents:

View the Statistical Division Summary Report for the End of Year 2015

View the Context Charts for the 2015 ​Year-End Statistical Report

View the 3 Year Statistical Comparison Report for the ​​Year 2015


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