Charlotte Crime Statistics

 

2014 Charlotte Crime Statistics

The following crime statistics are a comparison of the First and Second Quarters of 2014 and 2013. Charlotte’s overall crime index decreased by 3.0% in the first half of 2014. Violent crime was down by 6.5%, with property crime down by 2.7%.

2014 Charlotte Crime Stats

2014 YTD Crime Stats (Click to Enlarge)

  • Homicide – 25% Increase (25 in January-June of 2014)
    • Compare to 20 in 1st half of 2013
  • Robbery – 8.3% Decrease (778 in January-June 2014)
    • Compare to 848 in 1st half of 2013
  • Rape – 15.6% Decrease –  (124 in January-June 2014)
    • Compare to 147 in 1st half of 2013
  • Arson – 28.9% Decrease (81 in January-June 2014)
    • Compare to 114 in 1st half of 2013
  • Vehicle Theft – 8.7% Decrease (762 in January-June 2014)
    • Compare to 835 in 1st half of 2013
  • Larceny
    • Total – 0.9% Increase (10,461 in January-June 2014 vs. 10,367 in January-June 2013)
    • Auto – 0.1% Increase (3,259 in January-June 2014 vs. 3,527 in January-June 2013)
  • Burglary
    • Total – 12.0% Decrease (2,708 in January-June 2014)
      • Compare to 3,082 in 1st half of 2013
    • Residential – 15.8% Decrease (2066 in January-June 2014)
      • Compare to 2,453 in 1st half of 2013
    • Commercial – 2.1% Increase (642 in January-June 2014)
      • Compare to 629 in 1st half of 2013
  • Aggravated Assault – 5.0% Decrease (1,396 in January-June 2014)
    • Compare to 1,469 in 1st half 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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