Violent crime statistics up for 2008 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Violent crime statistics up for 2008


LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - In a report released Wednesday by the FBI, violent crimes increased about 6 percent in Lubbock last year. 

Nearly 2,100 violent crimes were reported in 2008, 145 more than in 2007. Vehicle burglarlies increased 3.8 percent. Home invasions more than doubled last year over 2007 from 28 to 13.

But there is encouraging news as well, the number of rapes and homicides dropped in 2008.

Courts & Crime
Take a look at the Courts & Crime news from around Lubbock.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.