HomeSecurityGuru.com Report Details the Most Recent Seattle Crime Statistics

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New Seattle crime report from HomeSecurityGuru.com details the latest statistics on violent and property crime in the city. The report uses numerous sources to report on current Seattle crime rates as well as trends for 2012.

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The latest crime report from HomeSecurityGuru.com details the most recent Seattle crime statistics provided by the Seattle Police Department as well as federal sources such as the FBI Uniform Crime Report. The analysis provided for 2012 is preliminary and gives insight into how crime rates might possibly trend in the year to come.

The Seattle crime report examines both violent and property crime incidents within the city boundaries, including a breakdown of crimes by precinct.

Homicide
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 9    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 2

Aggravated Assault
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 325    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 283

Robbery -
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 201    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 206

Rape
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 14    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 16

Burglary
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 1003    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 1113

Vehicle Theft
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 535    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 444

Larceny
January 1-February 29, 2012 - 3567    /    January 1 - February 28, 2011 - 3207

In the first two months of 2012, the city of Seattle, WA has experienced an uptick crimes when compare to the same time frame last year. Overall crime has went up by 7% , though rapes, robberies and burglaries have declined. The most notable finding is the significant increase in homicides.

When examining crimes by precinct for January and February 2012 it's easy to see that incidents are heavily influenced by area.

West Precinct

  •     January Total Crimes - 929
  •     February Total Crimes - 922

East Precinct

  •     January Total Crimes - 450
  •     February Total Crimes - 491

North Precinct

  •     January Total Crimes - 1003
  •     February Total Crimes - 981

South Precinct

  •     January Total Crimes - 521
  •     February Total Crimes - 472

Southwest Precinct

  •     January Total Crimes - 339
  •     February Total Crimes - 317

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