2005 Crime Statistics
Third Precinct, Minneapolis

 

Despite a rash of killings in the summer months, the Third Precinct’s murder rate continued to fall in 2005. Narcotics and arson were also significantly down. This year saw an increase in larceny, robberies and assault. Other categories of crime incidents, both Part 1 and Part 2 offenses, roughly matched last year's numbers. Overall, crime incidents in the precinct rose by 4.5 percent for the year. Compared with city-wide numbers, the Third Precinct fared well. Other precincts report overall crime incidents up between 14 and 31 percent.

At the January 2006 meeting of the Community Crime Prevention Initiative, Crime Prevention Specialist Donald Greely presented the following statistics tracking crime trends in the Third Precinct.

Offense
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Homicide
6 5 14 10 7
Rape
50 47 33 36 47
Robbery
350 251 300 229 331
Aggravated Assault
246 264 244 196 282
Burglary
283 226 238 348 299
Larceny
808 708 606 714 779
Auto Theft
424 320 343 369 324
Arson
26 17 25 21 14
Narcotics
802 702 598 519 464
Prostitution
553 117 83 62 54


Phillps Partnership has organized the Community Crime Prevention Initiative since 1998. This group of neighborhood residents and employees meets monthly at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. For more information, call Susie Helget at 612-344-1400.