Midland Releases Crime Stats For 2013 2/6/14
February 6th, 2014
The City of Midland has released crime statistics for 2013. Part I crimes, which include murder, aggravated assault, and theft increased slightly from last year. However, aggravated assaults dropped 19 percent or roughly 60 cases. There was a total of 3,541 Part I crimes in 2013, up by about 100 crimes from last year. Those numbers are significantly less than in 2003, when there were 4,500 crimes. Crime numbers have decreased every year since 2003, except in 2009 and 2013. City officials credit the police department and community organizations for keeping the crime rate low.