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Crime on the rise in Houston: What's the latest in the trend? - Apr ‘24

The number of crime incidents in Houston saw an overall increase last month, after a previous rise, according to data from CrimeoMeter. Incidents increased to 13,244 for Apr-2024 up from 12,664 for Mar-2024 (+4.6% change).

Among the types of offenses that saw an uptick last month, reports of Drug/Narcotic Violations went from 368 to 421 incidents (+14.4% change). Incidents of Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property rose from 1,658 to 1,841 incidents (+11% change). Robbery went up from 447 to 486 incidents (+8.7% 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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