Reported crimes of all kinds dropped significantly in the past week in Dallas, according to recent data.
Between May 10 and May 17, there were 123 property crimes, 107 “other” crimes, 28 violent crimes, 1 nonviolent crime and 1 financial crime in Dallas.
A week earlier, there were 1,069 property crimes, 933 “other” crimes, 242 violent crimes, 16 nonviolent crimes and 34 financial crimes reported.
Crime trends began slowing in April in Dallas, and have followed a general slowing curve since late last year. Here’s a view of crime reports in the last year.
The most common crimes in Lake Highlands in recent days have been property-related and categorized as other.
In the last 100 days, crimes in Dallas have commonly occurred in the early hours of Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as Friday in the early evening.
Dallas County had a rate of roughly 35 crimes per 1000 residents in 2019, with more than 92,000 crimes reported. See how other Texas counties compare:
2019 data shows Dallas had 2.26 police officers per 1,000 residents. There were 3,075 total police officers for a population of over 1.3 million.