Charlotte Crime Statistics

 

Q1-Q3 2014 Charlotte Crime Statistics

The following crime statistics are a comparison of the first three quarters of 2014 and 2013. From January to September of 2014, Charlotte’s overall crime index decreased by 2.2%. Violent crime was down by 5.8%, with property crime down by 1.5%. Here is a breakdown of total crime for each division:

Q1-Q3 2014 Charlotte Crime Stats

Here are the numbers for each crime category:

  • Homicide - 13.5% Decrease (32 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 37 in January-September of 2013
  • Robbery - 13.4% Decrease (1171 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 1352 in January-September of 2013
  • Rape - 10.4% Decrease -  (189 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 211 in January-September of 2013
  • Arson – 25.9% Decrease (123 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 166 in January-September of 2013
  • Vehicle Theft – 12.6% Decrease (1213 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 1388 in January-September of 2013
  • Larceny
    • Total – 2.7% Increase (16,642 in January-September 2014 vs. 16,197 in January-September of 2013)
    • Auto – 5.8% Increase (5,898 in January-September 2014 vs. 5,574 in January-September of 2013)
  • Burglary
    • Total - 11.8% Decrease (4,279 in January-September 2014)
      • Compare to 4,851 in January-September of 2013
    • Residential - 17.1% Decrease (3166 in January-September 2014)
      • Compare to 3,819 in January-September of 2013
    • Commercial - 7.8% Increase (1113 in January-September 2014)
      • Compare to 1032 in January-September of 2013
  • Aggravated Assault – 0.8% Decrease (2,299 in January-September 2014)
    • Compare to 2,317 in January-September of 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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