Violent, property and overall crime decreases in LASD area during the first seven months of 2014 compared to 2013



119 pages of details showing preliminary reported crime statistics for the unincorporated communities and 42 contract cities policed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can be found at www.lasd.org. Click on the "Crime Prevention" or "Crime Stats" links on or access them directly at:

http://shq.lasdnews.net/content/uoa/SHB/119_Pages_PDF_Crime_Stats.pdf

These include year-to-date (YTD) July 2014 preliminary reported crime statistics compared to 2013 and compared to five years ago (2009). Reported crimes for each sheriff's station and contract city include homicides, robberies, burglaries, etc. To review the statistics, open the file, right click with your computer mouse and use the search engine:

http://shq.lasdnews.net/content/uoa/SHB/119_Pages_PDF_Crime_Stats.pdf

As of the end of July 2014, preliminary reported crime data shows that overall incidents of violent crimes have decreased 5.12% and property crimes have decreased by 9.91% in Sheriff's patrol areas countywide, compared to last year at this time. These numbers combine to show a 9.08% decrease in overall Part I crimes.

In comparison, the preliminary YTD crime data for July shows that overall incidents of violent crimes have decreased by 20.34% and property crimes have decreased by 9.11% in Sheriff's patrol areas countywide, compared to five years ago (2014/2009). These numbers combined to show an 11.37% decrease in overall Part 1 crimes.

As of the end of July 2014, preliminary reported crime data shows that criminal homicides decreased 8.82% in Sheriff's patrol areas compared to July of 2013 (89 YTD in 2014 while there were 99 YTD in 2013), and have decreased by 26.19% compared to five years ago (125 YTD in 2009).

2009 Population Source: LA County Internal Services Department (based on 2000 US Census and CA Department of Finance estimates). 2013 Population Source: LA County Internal Services Department (based on 2010 US Census and CA Department of Finance estimates). 2014 YTD Crime Rates based on 2013 population estimates.

Note: The LASD East Los Angeles Station has policed the unincorporated area of East Los Angeles and the city of Commerce for many years. Beginning July 1, 2010, East Los Angeles Station added the policing of the cities of Maywood and Cudahy. This should be considered when comparing 2013/2014 crime statistics to 2009.

You do not need to wait to see the monthly crime statistics summary. Continuously available expanded crime mapping for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol areas is available at www.crimemapping.com and www.lasd.org

Partner with law enforcement to prevent or report crime by contacting your local sheriff's station. Or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call "LA Crime Stoppers" by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

To access the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) national Online Tool that makes decades of crime statistics research easier, go to:

http://sheriff.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/lasd/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MS ...

and logon to the following links: UCR Data Tool; Crime Statistics; Uniform Crime Reporting Program; Crime in the United States, 2009.

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