(July 28, 2016)- Mid-year crime statistics for Cape Coral continue to show a steady decrease in crime.
According to the statistics, certified by the Florida Department of Law enforcement, Part I crimes in Cape Coral were down overall by 3.3 percent. Violent crimes were down 9.6 percent and property crimes down 2.8 percent.
The statistics released are used to calculate the Index Crime Rate by tracking Part I crimes. Part I crimes include: Murder, Sex Offenses, Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Burglary, Larceny, and Motor Vehicle Thefts.
"The Cape Coral Police Department’s mission is, "to ensure the safety and well-being of our community through a partnership with our citizens.” Thank you to our citizens for your support and cooperation to help us reduce crime in our city,” Dave Newlan, Interim Chief of Police.
CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341