Crime in the San Diego Region - Mid-Year 2013 Statistics

CJ BULLETIN RELEASED - “Crime in the San Diego Region Mid-Year 2013 Statistics” SANDAG’s Criminal Justice Research Division has released its most recent bulletin, “Crime in the San Diego Region Mid-Year 2013 Statistics”. This annual bulletin includes crime rates and reported crime incidents for the first half of 2013 and compares those statistics to prior years’ data. 

Highlights from the bulletin: - After several years of decline, regional crime rates were up for the second consecutive time in the first half of 2013 compared to mid-year 2012; however, rates are still the second lowest (violent) and third lowest (property) in the past decade.

The region’s 2013 mid-year property crime rate (22.28) rose 4 percent from the same period in 2012, but the annualized violent crime rate (3.46) fell 6 percent. 

There were 40 homicides in the first half of 2013, a decrease from the 64 reported for mid-year 2012. 

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