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Feb 19, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Some mixed news on the crime front for Grand Forks in 2012.   According to a year-end report Grand Forks saw violent crimes like murder…rape… robbery…and aggravated assaults jump 17-percent.  On the flip side property crimes decreased eight-percent last year.  Overall the GFPD responded to 44-thousand-860 calls for service – up 12-percent compared to three years ago.  P-D Lt-Dwight Love says Grand Forks remains a safe place to live with overall crime down five-percent from year ago.   He says compared to the national standards for crimes on a per capita basis Grand Forks is way down the list.

Offense

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

% Change

2011-2012

2012

Murder

0

 

0

 

1

 

1

 

2

 

0

 

1

 

1

 

0

 

100%

 

1

 

Rape

18

 

19

 

13

 

21

 

34

 

28

 

36

 

41

 

32

 

22%

 

39

 

Robbery

8

 

4

 

8

 

14

 

11

 

14

 

27

 

7

 

9

 

122%

 

20

 

Ag. Assault

43

 

39

 

43

 

54

 

73

 

100

 

80

 

79

 

90

 

3%

 

93

 

Burglary

250

 

257

 

275

 

302

 

265

 

273

 

263

 

256

 

312

 

-24%

 

237

 

Larceny

1668

 

1560

 

1697

 

1432

 

1429

 

1418

 

1222

 

1139

 

1198

 

-2%

 

1169

 

Auto Theft

128

 

133

 

179

 

159

 

140

 

104

 

70

 

83

 

97

 

-4%

 

93

 

Arson

3

 

21

 

5

 

9

 

3

 

15

 

2

 

5

 

6

 

-67%

 

2

 

Totals

2118

 

2033

 

2221

 

1992

 

1957

 

1952

 

1701

 

1611

 

1744

 

-5%

 

1654

 

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