OSBI Reports Shows Violent Crime Rose By 4% In 2018

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 9:36 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is releasing its 2018 Crime report.

It shows the number of reported violent crimes went up by 733 when compared to 2017 or about a 4% increase. OSBI reports that violent crime accounted for only 14.4% of reported index crimes, while non-violent crime accounted for 85.6% of crime reported in 2018.

According to the report, the department cleared 38% of its cases. That's down by more than a percent from the previous year. The numbers also show the investigators are solving more murder cases than the previous two years.

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