HomeSecurityGuru.com Report Analyzes Atlanta Crime Rates for 2012

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The HomeSecurityGuru.com Atlanta crime rate report analyzes current violent crime and property crime statistics for 2012 as well as past crime rates in all city zones.

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We have cut crime across every single zone in the city of Atlanta by between 10 percent and 16 percent, depending on the zone.

HomeSecurityGuru.com has just compiled and analyzed the most up-to-date Atlanta crime rates. The data found in the report includes statistics supplied by the Atlanta Police Department as well as the FBI Uniform Crime Report. The data covers the entire geographical area of Atlanta, GA which is made up of 6 zones.

Aggravated Assault
As of January 21, 2012 - 111     /     2011 - 2,507 /    2010 - 2,548

Drug Arrest
As of January 21, 2012 - 0     /     2011 - 932 /    2010 - 3,788

Robbery
As of January 21, 2012 - 121     /     2011 - 2,311 /    2010 - 2,132

Residential Burglary
As of January 21, 2012 - 356     /     2011 - 6,401 /    2010 - 6,692

Non-residential Burglary
As of January 21, 2012 - 49     /     2011 - 993 /    2010 - 1,279

Larceny
As of January 21, 2012 - 483     /     2011 - 8,528 /    2010 - 8,240

Vehicle Larceny
As of January 21, 2012 - 516     /     2011 - 8,602 /    2010 - 9,154

Auto Theft
As of January 21, 2012 - 309     /     2011 - 5,266 /    2010 - 4,961

The reporting reveals that initial crime rates for 2012 signify a mix whether this year Atlanta will experience an increase or decrease in crimes committed. For the most part these early numbers are in line with the trends between 2010 and 2011, however Vehicle Larceny and Residential Burglary in 2012 are trending upward at the moment after those crime rates fell last year. The most notable statistics is the 0 Drug Arrests so far this year.

Cutting crime in Atlanta was one of Mayor Kareem Reed's big initiatives when he entered office in 2010. On January 19th, 2012 when he gave his State of the City address he highlighted some of the successes. "We have cut crime across every single zone in the city of Atlanta by between 10 percent and 16 percent, depending on the zone," Reed stated. Some watchdog groups such as Politifact.org point out that the boundaries of the zones recently changed and that examination of zone crime statistics before the change found that crime did decrease in the city overall but crime increased by 3 percent in zone 3 and decreased by just 4 percent in zone 4.

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