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Mansfield Police Report Overall Decrease In Crime Statistics

30 Jan , 2020  

Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker and Chief of Police Keith Porch have released 2019 statistics for crime and police service. The data was compiled by the Records Section of the Mansfield Division of Police.

The offenses that are tabulated as part of the crime statistics report are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property. The offenses of murder (homicide), rape, robbery and assault make up the violent crime category. The offenses of arson, burglary, larceny and auto theft make up the property crime category. Both of these categories are referred to as Part 1 Offenses.

During the twelve months of 2019, officers responded to a total of 2,241 overall Part 1 Offense complaints, which represents a 6.3% decreased in overall crime as compared to 2,392 offenses during the same period in 2018.

With respect to traffic, officers investigated 1,297 accidents compared to 1,278 in 2018, a 1.4% increase. Accidents include the categories of fatalities, personal injury, property damage and hit-skips.

Crime and Traffic statistic by classification are as follows:

Crime:

  2019 2018 Year-To-Year Change
Homicide 2 2 0%
Rape 62 76 -18.40%
Robberies 39 57 -31.50%
Assaults 70 87 -19.50%
Arsons 14 20 -30%
Burglaries 393 452 -13%
Larcenies 1,575 1,615 -2.40%
Auto Thefts 85 78 -8.90%

 

Traffic:

  2019 2018 Year-To-Year Change
Fatalities 4 2 100%
Personal Injuries 340 305 11.40%
Property Damages 683 660 3.40%
Hit-skips 270 311 -13.10%
D.U.I. Arrests 111 82 35.30%
Traffic Citations Issued 3,170 3,517 -9.80%
Parking Tickets 5,819 4,862 19.60%

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