Preliminary 2010 crime statistics have been released for the City of Wilmington. Most notably:
As Chief Ralph Evangelous predicted a year ago, overall serious crime increased somewhat in 2009, reversing the downward trend of the past six years. The increase in reported larcenies accounts for most of the overall increase.
Preliminary annual totals for the eight serious crimes reported to the FBI are displayed on the attached chart (see link below). The chart shows annual totals for 1998 through 2010, as well as an 8 and 9-year average.
View crime report chart.
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