DETROIT -

Detroit Police Chief James Craig and the Detroit Police Department report crime was down in the city during the first quarter of 2014.

The Detroit Police Department set a goal of lowering crime by 10 percent overall for 2014 and the department is well on the way to achieving it's goal.

Year-to-date figures:

Crime typeYTD Last YTD% change
Burglary2,2863,230-29%-944
Larceny3,0133,895-23%-882
Stolen Vehicle2,1073,112-32%-1,005
Homicide4568-34%-23
Sexual Assault143199-28%-56
Robbery8381,191-30%-353
Aggravated Assault1,6741,718-3%-44

                                             

The Detroit Police Department continues to strive toward achieving their goal of making Detroit one of the safest cities in the country.