Crime statistics through July 2011 now available

The citywide and precinct Major Crime statistics for the first seven months of 2011 have now been posted.

Through July 2011, Major Crimes are down citywide by 9% when compared with the first seven months of 2010.  This continues the downward crime trend that occurred citywide in 2010.  Through July of 2011, Violent Crime is down 1% compared with the same time period in 2010, with rapes and robberies trending down and homicides and aggravated assaults showing an increase. 

Property Crimes are down 10% across the city in the first seven months of 2011, when compared with the same time period in 2010.  Vehicle thefts and larceny/thefts are trending down while burglaries are up slightly.

For more information see the attached link:  http://www.seattle.gov/police/crime/stats.htm