Preliminary Stats Show Tulsa's Overall Crime Rate Down In 2012

All of the city's 46 murder cases were solved, except for nine, which puts Tulsa's clearance rate far above the national average.

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 9:08 pm

By: News On 6


Preliminary numbers show Tulsa's overall crime rate in 2012 was down, with the lowest homicide rate in a decade.

All of the city's 46 murder cases were solved, except for nine, which puts Tulsa's clearance rate far above the national average.

The number of reported rapes was up slightly at 301.

Robberies were pretty consistent year-to-year, with 1,106.

Tulsa had 6,045 burglaries, which is much lower than last year and continues a five-year downward trend.

Larcenies were also down, while aggravated assaults were up slightly.

The final numbers will be out later this month.

2/1/2012 Related Story: Tulsa Crime Stats A Mixed Bag For 2011

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