(PRWEB) June 08, 2012
The newest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report analyzes the latest Omaha crime statistics. The report was created using both local data provided by the Omaha Police Department and federal resources such as the FBI Uniform Crime Report. The current Omaha crime statistics are preliminary at this time, however they do give insight on how crime rates could trend in the coming year compared to the 2011 stats.
The Omaha crime report examines both property crime and violent crime within the city.
As of February 29, 2012 – 6 / As of February 28, 2011 - 12
As of February 29, 2012 – 164 / As of February 28, 2011 - 138
As of February 29, 2012 – 84 / As of February 28, 2011 - 112
As of February 29, 2012 – 23 / As of February 28, 2011 - 27
As of February 29, 2012 – 514 / As of February 28, 2011 - 489
Motor Vehicle Theft
As of February 29, 2012 – 336 / As of February 28, 2011 - 473
Larceny - Theft
As of February 29, 2012 – 1,889 / As of February 28, 2011 – 1,596
There has been a 4% decrease in violent crime during the few months of 2012 compared to the same time period in 2011. However, there has a 7% increase in property crime. The most significant decreases were in homicide (-50%) and motor vehicle theft (-29%) offenses. These same trends hold true when compared to 2010.
The city of Omaha is split up into 4 precincts which are listed below.
Currently the city is looking for a new chief of police while combatting crime in the city. It will be Mayor Jim Suttle’s task to choose the chief once a panel has narrowed the 69 candidates down to only five.
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