Tyler Police Department releases 2010 crime stats
Tyler Police Department released its 2010 Uniform Crime Reporting statistics for the City of Tyler. Two types of crimes were tracked by the department.
Part 1 Crimes described by Uniform Crime Reporting as Homicides, Sexual Assaults, Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Burglaries (commercial & residential), Thefts and Stolen Vehicles. The calendar year of 2010 ended with a -13.24% decrease (834 less offenses) in Part 1 Crimes compared to 2009.
Part 2 Crimes described as Simple Assault, Forgery, Drug Violations, Liquor Law Violations, Weapon Violations, Runaways, ect. Part 2 crime totals for 2010 decreased 796 reported incidents (-12.99%) compared to 2009.
Chief Swindle will be available for comment today Thursday, April 21, 2011 between the hour of 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please contact Don Martin if you would like to schedule a time slot to speak to Chief Swindle.