1st Q report: Crime down in Detroit

Detroit police: 1st quarter shows crimes is down in city

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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
Stolen Vehicle2,1073,112-32%-1,005
Sexual Assault143199-28%-56
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.

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