According to statistics, District 8 “Part 1 Crimes” are down 11.3% to 1,146 in 2019 from our baseline of 1,292 annually (on average, 2013-16).
Part 1 Crimes means: Burglary, Motor Vehicle Theft, Theft/Larceny, Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Rape and Homicide.
Total crime is down 28% from 2016 (2,399) to 2019 (1,739) and down 16% year over 2018 (2,059).
Over the last two years, we have invested Neighborhood Development Funding in police overtime to combat higher crime rates experienced during summer months. In 2017, we "surged" police from June to August; and in 2018, we surged from July to August. The results here compare to the baseline year 2016. Click here to read Fifth Division Lieutenant Alejandro Cabrera's report on summer 2018.
This short report extracts and analyzes all of the 5th Division-specific data contained in the Louisville Metro Police Department Citizens' Attitude Survey 2017. It was produced by summer 2018 intern, Sarah Pennington.