Takoma Park Police Department releases 1st quarter crime statistics
June 30, 2022
Overall, Part 1 crimes are down by 11.47% (from 218 to 193 reported crimes) compared to the 1st Quarter of 2021. The City has seen a decrease in several Part 1 crimes: Homicide is down by 66.67% (from 3 to 1 reported crimes), Rape is down by 66.67% (from 3 to 1 reported crimes), Robbery is down by 42.86% (from 14 to 8 reported crimes), Auto Theft is down by 31.82% (from 22 to 15 reported crimes), and Theft From Auto is down by 42.71% (from 96 to 55 reported crimes).
However, Assaults have increased by 475% (from 4 to 23 reported crimes) in the 1st Quarter of 2022, compared to that in 2021, and Larceny has increased by 23.33% (from 60 to 74 reported crimes) in the 1st Quarter of 2022, compared to the 1st Quarter in 2021. There was also an increase in overall crime in Ward 3 and Ward 4 compared to last year’s 1st Quarter. Ward 3 increased by 21.88% (from 32 to 39 reported crimes) and ward 4 increased by 7.69 (from 13 to 14 reported crimes). A review of all 1st Quarter Crime reports revealed Ward 6 encompasses the majority of reported crime statistics with approximately 45% of the overall crime stats within the City.
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Public Information Officer