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Crime trending up in Houston: What's the latest in the trend? - Mar '23

The number of crime incidents in Houston, TX saw an overall increase last month, after a previous decrease, according to data from CrimeoMeter. Incidents increased to 13,426 for Mar-2023 up from 11,883 for Feb-2023 (+13% change).

Among the types of offenses that saw an uptick last month, reports of Aggravated Assault went from 715 to 923 incidents (+29.1% change). Incidents of Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property rose from 1,511 to 1,910 (+26.4% change). Simple Assault went up from 1,460 to 1,686 incidents (+15.5% 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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