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Crime increasing in Detroit: What's the latest in the trend? - May ’24

The number of crime incidents in Detroit saw an overall increase last month, after a previous decrease, according to data from CrimeoMeter. Incidents increased to 6,800 for May-2024 up from 6,032 for Apr-2024 (+12.7% change).

Among the types of offenses that saw an uptick last month, reports of Robbery went from 72 to 90 incidents (+25% change). Incidents of Burglary/Breaking & Entering rose from 287 to 348 incidents (+21.3% change). Aggravated Assault went up from 561 to 659 incidents (+17.5% change).

To report a crime in progress or life-threatening emergency, call 911. To report a non-urgent crime or complaint, contact your local police department.

Contact CrimeoMeter to get crime data and crime maps for your area.



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