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HomeSecurityGuru.com Reports on the Latest Crime Stats in Oakland, CA

June 15, 2012

The latest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report details the most recent statistics on property and violent crime in Oakland. The report uses local and federal resources to highlight 2012 Oakland crime rates and trends for the year.

(PRWEB) June 15, 2012

The latest HomeSecurityGuru.com crime report analyzes the most recent Oakland crime statistics. The report was created using local data provided by the Oakland Police Department as well as federal resources such as the FBI Uniform Crime Report. The current Oakland crime statistics are preliminary at this time, however they do provide information on how crime rates could trend in 2012 compared to the 2011 stats.

The Oakland crime report examines both property crime and violent crime within the city.

Murder

As of June 3, 2012 — 47    

As of June 3, 2011 – 42

Aggravated Assault

As of June 3, 2012 — 1,085    

As of June 3, 2011 — 1,002

Robbery –

As of June 3, 2012 — 1,540    

As of June 3, 2011 — 1,201

Rape

As of June 3, 2012 — 95    

As of June 3, 2011 – 74

Burglary

As of June 3, 2012 — 4,641    

As of June 3, 2011 – 3,461

Motor Vehicle Theft

As of June 3, 2012 — 2,793    

As of June 3, 2011 – 2,284

Larceny

As of June 3, 2012 — 2,305    

As of June 3, 2011 – 2,495

Arson

As of June 3, 2012 — 71        

As of June 3, 2011 – 46

Unlike most of the country, Oakland has seen a rise in crime in recent year. Compare to both last year and the 3 years prior there has been an increase in all crimes except Larceny. The most significant increase from last year was in Arson and Burglary.

In a recent crackdown Oakland and federal authorities targeted high level criminals in hopes of quelling the recent surge in crime. The crackdown resulted in the arrest of 60 individuals. “These are people we specifically sought out in this investigation because of their status in the (criminal) community,” said Howard Jordan the Oakland Chief of Police. “There’s more to come,” Jordan said. “This is not over.”

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