Charlotte Crime Statistics

 

2013 Charlotte Crime Statistics

The following year-end statistics for 2013 are compared to 2012:

  • Homicide – 11.5% Increase (58 Total in 2013)
    • Compare to 52 from 2012

Charlotte Homicides

  • Robbery – 0.4% Increase (1,805 in 2013)
    • Compare to 1798 in 2012
  • Rape – 6.4% Increase – (233 in 2013)
    • Compare to 219 in 2012
  • Arson – 11.9% Increase (194 in 2013)
    • Compare to 194 from 2012
  • Vehicle Theft – 13.2% Decrease (1,856 in 2013)
    • Compare to 2,138 from 2012
  • Larceny
    • Total – 1.8% Decrease (22,274 in 2013,  22,689 in 2012)
    • Auto – 6.0% Decrease (7,835 in 2013, 8,336 in 2012)
  • Burglary
    • Total – 17.0% Decrease (6,439 in 2013)
      • Compare to 7,761 from 2012
    • Residential – 11.4% Decrease (5,138 in 2013)
      • Compare to 5,801 in 2012
    • Commercial – 33.6% Decrease (1,301 in 2013)
      • Compare to 1,960 in 2012
  • Aggravated Assault – 5.3% Decrease (2998 in 2013)
    • Compare to 3,165 in 2012

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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