Crime declining in Denver: What's the latest in the trend? - Mar ‘22
The number of crime incidents in Denver saw an overall decrease last month, after a previous increase, according to data from CrimeoMeter. Incidents fell to 7,523 for Feb-2022 down from 7,967 for Jan-2022 (-5.6% change).
The offenses that decreased the most were robbery and aggravated assault. Robbery fell to 78 incidents last month, from 117 the month before (-33.3% change). Aggravated assault went from 166 to 131 (-21.1% change).
There was also a decrease in shoplifting, from 178 incidents to 144 (-19.1% change), and in burglary, from 380 to 312 incidents (-17.9% change).
Among the few types of offenses that saw an uptick last month, reports of vandalism went from 748 to 833 (+11.4% change). Incidents of simple assault rose from 220 to 224 (+1.8% change)
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