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Central Area Weekly Update: May 31, 2010

By blogdowntown Staff
Published: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, at 08:53AM

A weekly look at crime statistics from LAPD's Central Division, responsible for policing most of Downtown.

As of May 31, 2010 Central reported the following crime numbers. All numbers are year-to-date unless otherwise noted.

Violent Crimes

  • Violent Crime is down 11 percent.
  • Homicides are even;
  • Sexual Assaults are down 38 percent.
  • Robberies are down 26 percent.
  • Aggravated Assaults are down 19 percent.

Property Crimes

  • Property Crime is down 7 percent.
  • Burglaries are down 29 percent;
  • Grand Theft Autos are down 1 percent;
  • Burglaries from Motor Vehicles are down 14 percent;
  • Thefts are up 1 percent.

Total Part I Crime is down 11 percent from this time last year.

More information from Central can be found on the station's website.

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