Charlotte Crime Statistics

 

2014 Charlotte Crime Statistics

The following crime statistics are a comparison of the First Quarters of 2014 and 2013. At a glance, Charlotte’s overall crime index saw a 4.3% decrease in the First Quarter of 2014. Violent crime was down by 12.1%, with property crime down by 2.9%.

2014 Charlotte Crime

 

  • Homicide – 50% Increase (12 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 8 in 1Q 2013
  • Robbery – 12.7% Decrease (363 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 416 in 1Q 2013
  • Rape – 33.3% Decrease -  (50 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 75 in 1Q 2013
  • Arson – 31.5% Decrease (37 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 54 in 1Q 2013
  • Vehicle Theft – 0.3% Decrease (381 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 382 in 1Q 2013
  • Larceny
    • Total – 0.3% Decrease (4,828 in 1Q 2014 vs. 4,844 in 1Q 2013)
    • Auto – 4.1% Decrease (1,608 in 1Q 2014 vs. 1,677 in 1Q 2013)
  • Burglary
    • Total – 11.2% Decrease (1,295 in 1Q 2014)
      • Compare to 1,458 in 1Q 2013
    • Residential – 15.4% Decrease (976 in 1Q 2014)
      • Compare to 1154 in 1Q 2013
    • Commercial – 4.9% Increase (319 in 1Q 2014)
      • Compare to 304 in 1Q 2013
  • Aggravated Assault – 10% Decrease (601 in 1Q 2014)
    • Compare to 668 in 1Q 2013

About CMPD

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have divided Charlotte into 13 districts, varying in size.  The number of assigned officers also varies between districts.  CMPD is comprised of around 1,717 sworn officers, over 564 civilian staff, and over 400 volunteers. The department not only patrols the city limits, but also enforces the unincorporated communities of Mecklenburg County. We have included the crime statistics page to display the progress made against crime in each Mecklenburg area division.

 

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