Violent crime has been slashed in half in Clawson, according to new figures released from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The FBI’s 2011 Uniform Crime Report (see chart below) shows that compared to 2010, Clawson has seen nine fewer violent crimes, three fewer forcible rapes and six fewer cases of aggravated assault.
The newly released report also reflects burglaries, where nine more cases were reported last year in the city than in 2010.
Nationwide, certain types of crime are seeing a decline. The estimated number of violent crimes reported to the FBI has decreased for the fifth year in a row, and the number of property crimes is down for the ninth year straight.Clawson 2011 Clawson 2010 Population 11,816 12,025 Violent Crime 7 16 Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter 0 0 Forcible Rape 2 5 Robbery 1 1 Aggravated Assault 4 10 Property Crime 110 108 Burglary 33 24 Larceny-Theft 71 74 Motor Vehicle Theft 6 10 Arson 1 0