(PRWEB) July 20, 2012
The newest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report provides details on the latest Riverside crime statistics. The statistics were compiled utilizing local information supplied by the Riverside Metropolitan Police Department as well as federal resources including the FBI Uniform Crime Report. Although the 2012 Riverside crime statistics are strictly preliminary, they do give insight into how crime rates could trend this year based on 2011 statistics.
The Riverside crime report details violent crime as well as property crime in the city.
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 2 / June 1-30, 2011 - 1
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 66 / June 30, 2011 - 64
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 45 / June 30, 2011 - 38
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 7 / June 30, 2011 - 8
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 169 / June 30, 2011 - 171
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 125 / June 30, 2011 - 111
As of June 1-30, 2012 - 581 / June 30, 2011 - 461
Total Crimes YTD 2012 – 5,649
Total Crimes YTD 2011 – 5,510
Overall, when looking at the year as a whole, crime has trended slightly upward at a rate of 2.5% compared to 2011. The same holds true for the month of June, however the increase is more significant when isolated to this month alone.
However, Riverside is divided into 4 regions that have varying crime rates. Below is a breakdown of the total crimes reported this year by region.
- North – June - 237 / YTD - 1,411
- East – June - 272 / YTD - 1,504
- West – June – 267 / YTD - 1,577
- Central – June - 214 / YTD - 1,132
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