Montgomery County Four-Month Crime Statistics

This data, released July 14, 2009, by the Montgomery County Police Department, details crime statistics for the county in the first four months of 2009 and 2008.

Crime Jan.-March 2009 Jan.-March 2008 Change (#) Change (%)
Murder 5 7 -2 -28.6%
Rape 44 43 +1 +2.3%
Robbery 293 327 -34 -10.4%
Aggravated Assault 249 281 -32 -11.4%
Burglary 937 1,116 -179 -16.0%
Larceny 5,525 5,702 177 -3.1%
Auto Theft 482 800 -318 -39.8%
Part II Crimes* 13,636 14,415 -779 -5.4%
TOTAL 21,171 22,691 -1,520 -6.7%

* Montgomery County Police define Part II Crimes as "minor assaults, arson, forgery-counterfeiting, bad checks, embezzlement, stolen property, vandalism, weapons offenses, prostitution, sex offenses, controlled dangerous substance violations, gambling, family offenses, juvenile offenses, liquor law violations, disorderly conduct, suicide, and non-traffic offenses."


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