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FBI: Crime Rate in Shelby Decreases in 2010

Compared with 2009 stats, violent crimes and property crimes in Shelby Township decreased in 2010, according to information released by the FBI.

Nationwide and in Shelby Township, crime rates decreased in 2010 compared to 2009, according to data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The recently released report was compiled by information submitted from more than 18,000 city, county, university, college, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies across the country.

The FBI said there were 1,246,248 violent crimes and 9,082,887 property crimes in the U.S. in 2010.

In Shelby, there were 89 violent crimes in 2010, compared to 93 in 2009 and there were 945 property crimes in 2010 compared to 1,007 in 2009.

However, in 2010, there were two murder and non-negligent manslaughter crimes compared to zero in 2009.

Below is a complete list of the FBI crime statistics for 2010 and 2009 in Shelby Township: 


2010 2009 City population 71,589
72,094 Violent crime 89
93 Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 2 0 Forcible rape 17 19 Robbery 9 14 Aggravated assault 61 60 Property crime 945 1,007 Burglary 182 185 Larceny-theft 961
739 Motor vehicle theft 72 83 Arson 2 5

To view the crime report for Michigan, click here.

shelby resident September 22, 2011 at 06:59 PM
thank you Chief Leman and the Shelby Police Department- this is news I like to read about!

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