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2018 Quarterly Crime Statistics Monthly summary of Part I Crime statistics

2018 Part I Crime Statistics Calendar year summary

2017 Part I Crime Statistics By Month 

Santa Maria Police Department UCR Crime Statistics for 2014-2018

2017-2019 Public Interest Statistics (Arrests, Police Use of Force, Citizen Complaints)

In 2018, the City of Santa Maria experienced an almost 16 percent decrease in overall Part I Crimes, which are categorized by Violent Crimes and Property Crimes.  There are 4 crimes in each category that all police agencies are required to report. 

Within the Violent Crime category, Homicides doubled from 3 in 2017 to 6 in 2018.  The Homicide number is on average with our 5-year average as well as the national average for a city of our size.

Forcible Rape numbers increased slightly by 1 percent from 62 to 63.  Aggravated Assaults also increased by almost 5 percent from 266 to 279.  However, Robbery decreased from 164 to 161.  Overall, Violent Crime for 2018 increased by almost 3 percent. 

With respect to Property Crime, Burglaries are down 18 percent from 481 to 393 and Larceny/Theft decreased 22 percent from 1,330 to 1,033.  Motor Vehicle Thefts also saw a decrease of 17 percent from 702 to 580.  Our Arson numbers did see an increase from 12 to 24.  Overall, Property Crime is down almost 20 percent.

NOTE: The offenses listed are in accordance with FBI Uniform Crime Reporting definitions. For further information on Uniform Crime Reporting, please consult the FBI — Uniform Crime Reporting website.




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