Detroit, Michigan

Detroit with a 2010 population of 899,447 saw their property crime incidents fall from 50,929 in 2009 to 47,787 in 2010. This 6.7% decrease was alongside Detroit’s decline in violent crime rates too. Robberies had a 7.8% decrease and as for burglary the decrease was slightly higher reaching 11%. The Detroit Police Department is utilizing online tools such as Crime Mapping because they realize awareness assists prevention and by taking the right steps, this tool is bringing community involvement and building a safer environment.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports