2009 Decatur Crime Stats: Persons Crime Up, Property Crime Down

Yesterday, the Decatur Police Department released its official 2009 Department Review.  You can access the Word doc in full, HERE.

Above you’ll find the most sought after piece of info out of that document; Decatur’s 2009 crime stats.  While crimes against persons were up 7% in 2009 vs. 2008, property crimes declined 14%.

After the jump you’ll find charts showing the annual trend of crimes against persons and property in Decatur back to 2002.

Thanks to Steve for alerting me to the release!