abc
QUICK LINKS:

Minneapolis Crime Rate Remains at Lowest Levels in Decades

Updated: 01/08/2014 7:10 AM
Created: 01/07/2014 5:32 PM KSTP.com
By: Joe Mazan

 Crime in Minneapolis is at its lowest level in decades, according to Minneapolis police crime statistics

The breakdown from Minneapolis police, who released it's 2013 year end crime review, shows overall crimes rose less than one percent from 2012 to 2013.

Violent crimes such as homicides, robberies and aggravated assaults rose four percent, but they're still at some of the lowest levels since the 1960's. Police focused a lot on preventing burglaries last year and those fell by more than three percent.

Police also paid special attention to crimes committed by juveniles, the rate is down nearly five percent from 2012.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
20°
21° | 18°
  • Feels like: 20° F
  • Wind: SE 3mph
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Fri Times of sun and clouds
    28° | 25°
  • Sat Cloudy
    33° | 26°
  • Sun Morning snow showers
    34° | 26°
  • Mon Mix of rain and snow
    34° | 27°

Video

KSTP NEWS