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Uniform Crime Report Statistics

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

 

Uniform Crime Report Statistics

    Chief Tim Lentz announces the following Uniform Crime Report statistics for 2013:

 

 

2012

2013

Change

 

Murder:

0

0

0%

Rape:

2

0

-100%

Robbery:

5

10

100%

Aggravated Assault:

37

30

-19%

Assault:

128

123

-4%

Burglary:

100

45

-55%

Theft:

359

278

-22%

Vehicle Theft:

10

12

22%

TOTAL CRIMES:

640

498

-22%

 

 

          Chief Lentz notes that there was a 22% overall reduction in crime in Covington. Vehicle theft and robbery percentages increased dramatically but this is thankfully due to the low number of actual crimes, with an increase of only 5 robberies and 2 vehicle thefts.

 

            Mayor Cooper and Chief Lentz jointly state “The City of Covington is extremely proud of our low crime rate. Covington remains a community oriented city where people can feel safe to raise their families.”