2017 4TH Quarter Crime Report

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I. UNDERSTANDING CRIME REPORTING …………………………………………. 3

1.1 NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON REPORTING CRIME …………………………………….. 4

1.2 FORT WORTH’S CRIME REPORT ………………………………………………………….. 4

1.3 UNDERSTANDING NIBRS FIGURES ……………………………………………………... 5

1.4 SIGNIFICANT METHODOLOGY AND DEFINITION DIFFERENCES …...……………… 5

SECTION II. NATIONAL INCIDENT BASED REPORTING SYSTEM ………………………… 6

2.1 FOURTH QUARTER 2017 CITYWIDE NIBRS CRIME REPORT...…………................. .... 7

2.2 2017 CRIME RATE …..………………………………………………………………………….. 8

2.3 CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS (NIBRS - GROUP “A”) ………………………………….… 9

2.4 CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY (NIBRS - GROUP “A”) ……...………...………… …….. 12

2.5 CRIMES AGAINST SOCIETY (NIBRS - GROUP “A”)……………………………………….. 14

2.6 OTHER OFFENSES (NIBRS - GROUP “B”) ……………………………………….....…….. 14

2.7 GANG UNIT REPORT …………………………………………………………………………. 15

2.8 OFFENSES BY COUNCIL DISTRICT ……………………………………………………….. 17

SECTION III. DIRECTIONS HOME REPORT …………………………………………………….. 26

SECTION IV. MAJOR CITIES COMPARISON ……………………………………………………. 30

SECTION V. DEPARTMENT INITIATIVES UPDATE …………………………………................ 33

DISCLAIMER: This report provides a snapshot of the Fort Worth Police Department’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data that was queried from the Records Manage- ment System (RMS) February 9, 2018. The Department’s RMS is updated regularly based on ongoing investigations. The data in this snapshot has been reviewed and certified by the Tex- as Department of Public Safety. Since this is a snapshot, data queried before or after this date could change and may vary from other reports.

Section I - Understanding Crime Report

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Fourth Quarter (Oct - Dec) 2017 Crime Report

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