Violent crime, property crime rises in SD County in 2021
In accordance to the new SANDAG report, an average of $668,000 was stolen for every working day in 2021.
SAN DIEGO — Violent crime in San Diego County improved in 2021, a report produced Tuesday by the San Diego Affiliation of Governments found.
The annual report, “42 Years of Criminal offense in the San Diego Location: 1980 by way of 2021,” uncovered murder, rape and aggravated assault greater 3%, 11% and 12% respectively in 2021.
“Although the 2021 criminal offense costs are historic lows for our region, violent and residence crimes had been up last 12 months,” SANDAG Senior Director of Facts Science Cynthia Burke stated. “By working with the information that SANDAG has gathered more than the past 4 many years, we have a a great deal much better comprehending of criminal offense designs all through our communities, encouraging general public basic safety agencies and policymakers create reduction approaches that more proficiently tackle what is occurring now.”
For murder instances wherever a motive could be decided, 32% ended up related to an argument and 18% had been gang-linked. Aggravated assaults with a firearm improved by 18%. Violent crime towards senior citizens increased by 10% and documented domestic violence amplified by 3%. Arsons noticed an 18% lower.
Theft, also categorized as a violent crime, lowered in 2021 to the least expensive costs due to the fact SANDAG began measuring criminal offense prices in the area. Burglaries were being at an all-time lower in 2021, and when as opposed to charges because 1980, they continued a nine-yr downward trend.
Home crime premiums greater by 9% from 2020, with nearly one particular in every single 68 residents slipping victim. In spite of this, home crime costs are nevertheless the next most affordable through the past 42 years. Theft of motor car or truck components was up 71%, with catalytic converters becoming stolen most normally.
In accordance to the new SANDAG report, an typical of $668,000 was stolen for each working day in 2021, and only about one-3rd of the worth of stolen house was recovered.
SANDAG has reported regional crime statistics for the San Diego location due to the fact 1980, releasing studies associated to criminal offense charges, arrests, drug use and an annual general public basic safety paying out report for the area — which will be produced afterwards this yr.
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