Police: Homicides double in Lafayette in 2012

Police: Homicides double in Lafayette in 2012
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POSTED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 1:45pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 1:49pm

Crime statistics for the year of 2012 have been released by the Lafayette Police Department.

The statistics illustrate an increase of 2.4 percent of overall reported UCR crimes within the City of Lafayette for the year of 2012.

Increases were in Homicides, Burglaries and Thefts. Decreases were in Rapes, Robberies, Assaults and Auto Thefts. The total calls for service increased 4 percent.

Below is a chart illustrating the comparison between crimes from 2011 to 2012.

CRIME

2011

2012

percentage +/-

Homicide

6

12

+ 100 percent

Rape

15

11

- 27 percent

Robbery

232

202

- 13 percent

Assault

2,365

2,306

- 2.5 pecent

Burglary

1,194

1,330

+ 11 percent

Theft

5,040

5,244

+ 4 percent

Auto Theft

277

241

- 13 percent

Total Crimes

9,129

9,346

+ 2.4 percent

 

 

 

 

Arrests Under 18

1,144

1,177

+ 3 percent

Arrests Over 18

12,804

11,228

- 12 percent

Total Arrests

13,948

12,405

- 11 percent

 

 

 

 

Calls For Service

233,835

243,020

+ 4 percent

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