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Crime on the rise in Seattle: What's the latest in the trend? - Mar ’24

The number of crime incidents in Seattle saw an overall increase last month, after a previous decrease, according to data from CrimeoMeter. Incidents increased to 4,742 for Mar-2024 up from 4,707 for Feb-2024 (+0.7% change).

Among the types of offenses that saw an uptick last month, reports of Simple Assault went from 250 to 313 incidents (+25.2% change). Incidents of Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property rose from 556 to 642 incidents (+15.5% change). Theft From Motor Vehicle went up from 429 to 480 incidents (+11.9% 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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