The Antioch Police Department will report to the City Council on Tuesday that overall crime in the city is down 0.7% in the first six months of 2014 when compared to 2013. Meanwhile, calls for service are also down 3.5%.
According to the statistics that range from January -June, Total Violent Crime is down 15.7% while Total Property Crime is up 2.9%. Homicide is down 57.1%, Rape up 400%, Robbery down 16.4%, Aggravated Assault down 22.5%, Burglary down 2.8%, Theft up 3.3%, Auto Theft up 11.1%.
Arrests are also up 6.8% as they made 129 more arrested in the first six months of 2014 (2,028) when compared to 2013 (1,899).
Police have also highlighted Violent Crime – Shootings which shows there has been a total of 41 shootings in Antioch between January-June. Statistics shows 15 of the shootings have occurred in the Sycamore Corridor and 26 occurred in all other areas of Antioch. June alone had 13 of the shootings.
Statistics also show there has been no increase in shootings when compared to the same time period last year. Between January 1-July 7, the City of Antioch has had 47 shooting. The report did say that in 2014, Antioch has had 5 more shootings than the City of Richmond.
Here is a look at some of the slides to be presented Tuesday:
To review all slides, please visit the Antioch City Council Agenda for July 22, 2014.
Click here: http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/CityGov/agendas/CityCouncil/2014/agendas/072214/072214.pdf