(PRWEB) May 25, 2012
The newest report from HomeSecurityGuru.com details the April Sacramento crime statistics. The data was compiled making use of both local information provided by the Sacramento Police Department and federal resources including the FBI Uniform Crime Report. The 2012 April Sacramento crime statistics are preliminary, however they do provide a look into how crime rates compare to 2011 statistics as well as possible trends throughout 2012.
The Sacramento crime report examines property crime as well as violent crime within the city boundaries.
April 2012 - 8 / April 2011 - 15
April 2012 - 682 / April 2011 - 676
April 2012 - 368 / April 2011 - 366
April 2012 - 42 / April 2011 - 41
April 2012 - 1,285 / April 2011 - 1,403
Motor Vehicle Theft
April 2012 - 1,211 / April 2011 - 944
April 2012 - 3,829 / April 2011 - 3,441
This year has seen a significant increase in crime during April compared to the same time period in 2011. This is a trend that spans nearly every type of crime with the exception of Homicide and Burglary. The largest rise was seen in Larceny and Motor Vehicle Theft. There was nearly no change in Rape and Robbery.
It should be noted that 2011 saw a notable decline in crime compared to the years prior. In addition, research has found that some segments had similar crime rates, while others were dramatically different.
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