Releases Report on Recent Lincoln Crime Statistics

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A new crime report from details the latest statistics on violent and property crime in Lincoln, NE. The report utilizes a number of resources to provide details Lincoln crime rates as well as trends for 2012.

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A new crime report provides details on the most recent Lincoln crime statistics. The statistics were compiled using local information from the Lincoln Police Department as well as federal resources such as the FBI Uniform Crime Report. Users should bear in mind the 2012 Lincoln crime statistics are strictly preliminary, however they do give insight into how crime rates could trend in the coming year based on 2011 statistics.

The Lincoln crime report overviews property crime as well as violent crime in the city.

As of June 31, 2012 - 1    /    June 31, 2011 - 1

Aggravated Assault
As of June 31, 2012 - 307    /    June 31, 2011 - 305

As of June 31, 2012 - 90    /    June 31, 2011 - 80

As of June 31, 2012 - 96    /    June 31, 2011 - 86

Burglary (Residential)
As of June 31, 2012 - 545    /    June 31, 2011 - 500

Burglary (Non-Residential)
As of June 31, 2012 - 144    /    June 31, 2011 - 128

Auto Theft
As of June 31, 2012 - 125    /    June 31, 2011 - 165

All Theft
As of June 31, 2012 - 3,823    /    June 31, 2011 - 4,075

This year Lincoln, NE has seen an uptick in the majority of crimes that are recorded on a monthly basis. This is especially true for violent crimes and burglary. The biggest decline so far in 2012 compared to last year was in auto theft which saw an almost 25% drop.

Leadership in the Lincoln Police Department has been in a bit of limbo this past year. During that time Jim Peschong was the acting chief while the city implemented a newly created Public Safety System. “The new management model has accomplished just what we hoped it would,” said Mayor Chris Beutler. There is better coordination, cost savings and new ideas are emerging, he said.

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