The ten year statistics for the Phillips neighborhood show a significant drop in crime over the last 10 years: over 50 percent in Part I and Part II crime together.  As the table below illustrates, total crime rates have continued to generally decline in the Phillips neighborhood over the last ten years. 

10 Year Comparison      Phillips Area 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Totals

% Change

98 to 08

                           
Part One Crimes                           
** Homicide 10 11 10 6 6 15 9 7 5 4 3 86 -70.00%
** Rape 80 78 63 62 54 46 35 58 49 54 40 619 -50.00%
** Robbery 417 393 422 412 295 349 358 394 222 220 179 3,661 -57.07%
** Aggravated Assault 377 300 293 283 297 288 230 327 266 187 188 3,036 -50.13%
Burglary 423 366 354 328 285 287 394 363 430 385 408 4,023 -3.55%
Larceny 1466 1496 1,396 1,304 1,219 1,024 1,070 1,147 930 920 931 12,903 -36.49%
VehicleTheft 458 454 403 484 368 416 442 391 326 291 218 4,251 -52.40%
Arson 41 33 30 28 21 27 25 16 16 15 18 270 -56.10%
Part One Totals 3272 3131 2971 2907 2545 2452 2563 2703 2244 2076 1985 28849 -39.33%
                           
Selected Part Two Crimes                           
Simple Assault  1554 1365 1,207 1,062 942 895 892 893 852 819 664 11,145 -57.27%
Weapons 146 108 90 105 96 74 51 74 67 81 78 970 -46.58%
Prostitution  753 483 597 632 135 93 67 70 71 61 71 3,033 -90.57%
Narcotics  1062 977 1,001 889 820 707 596 510 314 306 346 7,528 -67.42%
Part Two Totals 3515 2933 2895 2688 1993 1769 1606 1547 1304 1267 1159 22676 -67.03%
                           
Total - Part 1 & 2 crimes  6787 6064 5866 5595 4538 4221 4169 4250 3548 3343 3144 51525 -53.68%
                           
** Violent Crimes 884 782 788 763 652 698 632 786 542 465 410 7402 -53.62%

Compiled from Geomaster Mapping System, 01/06/2009

The Phillips area is comprised of the East Phillips, Midtown Phillips, Phillips West and Ventura Village neighborhoods