2nd Quarter 2015 Charlotte Crime Statistics

The following crime statistics are a comparison of the second quarters of 2015 and 2014. From April to June of 2015, Charlotte’s overall crime index increased by 6.6% compared to last year. Violent crime increased by 12.3%, while property crime was up by 5.6%. Here is a breakdown of total crime for each division:

2015 Charlotte Crime Stats

 

Here are the numbers for each crime category:

  • Homicide – 40% Increase (28 in April-June of 2015)
    • Compare to 20 in April-June of 2014
  • Robbery – 1.3% Decrease (770 in April-June 2015)
    • Compare to 780 in April-June of 2014
  • Rape  9.6% Increase –  (137 in April-June 2015)
    • Compare to 125 in April-June of 2014
  • Vehicle Theft – 31.7% Increase (996 in April-June 2015)
  • Compare to 756 in April-June of 2014
  • Larceny
    • Total – 2.7% Increase (10,738 in April-June 2015 vs. 10,456 in April-June of 2014)
    • Auto – 1.3% Increase (3,577 in April-June 2015 vs. 3,531 in April-June of 2014)
  • Burglary
    • Total – 8.3% Increase (2,927 in April-June 2015)
      • Compare to 2,702 in April-June of 2014
    • Residential – 9.0% Increase (2,243 in April-June 2015)
      • Compare to 2,058 in April-June of 2014
    • Commercial – 6.2% Decrease (684 in April-June 2015
      • Compare to 644 in April-June of 2014
  • Aggravated Assault – 19.8% Increase (1,669 in April-June 2015)
    • Compare to 1,393 in April-June of 2014

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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