Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2011
HomeSecurityGuru.com, the web's largest and most comprehensive home security website, has just reported on the latest Houston, TX crime statistics that are currently available. The data listed below includes the statistics for the entire city of Houston, including a breakdown of 12 patrol areas.
The Houston crime statistics report also includes a comparison of crime rates in October 2011 to October 2010. The comparison shows that crime in the city of Houston has declined overall in the last 12 months.
October 2011 - 955 / October 2010 - 1087
October 2011 - 56 / October 2010 - 73
October 2011 - 696 / October 2010 - 742
October 2011 - 19 / October 2010 - 29
October 2011 - 5932 / October 2010 - 6222
October 2011 - 2572 / October 2010 - 2247
October 2011 - 1152 / October 2010 - 1064
The reporting shows a decrease in nearly all crimes recorded in Houston, TX compared to last year. Chief of Police Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and various other law enforcement agencies in the area have stepped up their efforts to cut down on crime and aren't relenting as the holiday season commences. Recently McCelland participated in local National Night Out events where he said "the National Night Out is a time for law enforcement and ordinary citizens, business to refocus on our efforts to combat crime". The Houston Police Department has also published a number of press releases focused on how citizens can protect themselves during the holidays.
Thought reports are encouraging, they show that crime occurrences in Houston vary greatly from one neighborhood to the next. Below is list of the areas organized by most crimes committed in October 2011.
- Midwest - 942 crimes - population 262,993
- Westside - 766 crimes - population n/a
- North - 743 crimes - population 228,390
- Downtown Central - 689 crimes - population 173,195
- Clear Lake - 661 crimes - population 97,314
- South Central - 547 crimes - population 89,675
- Fondren - 554 crimes - population 124,256
- Southwest - 502 crimes - population 166,500
- Northeast Kingwood - 495 crimes - population 250,444
- Southeast - 391 crimes - population 160,835
- Eastside - 274 crimes - population 92,758
- Northwest - 239 crimes - population 119,469
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