Major Crime statistics through October 2011 now available

The citywide and precinct Major Crime statistics through October of 2011 have now been posted. 

Year-to-date, Major Crimes are down citywide by 5% when compared with the first ten months of 2010.  This continues the downward crime trend that occurred citywide in 2010. 

Through October of 2011, Violent Crimes are up 3% compared with the same time period in 2010, with robberies and homicides trending down, and rapes and aggravated assaults showing an increase.

Property Crimes are down 5% across the city in the first ten months of 2011 when compared with the same time period in 2010.  Vehicle thefts and larceny/thefts are trending down while burglaries are up by 4%. 

For more information and details see the below links:

http://www.seattle.gov/police/crime/stats.htm 

http://www.seattle.gov/police/crime/11_Stats/2011_Major_Crimes.pdf