Levelland Police Department Releases the Annual Report

The Levelland Police Department has released the annual report for 2013.

Looking at the various crimes—Fortunately we can report there were zero homicides for the second year in a row.

Aggrevated Assault–Down slightly from 38 in 2012 to 30 in 2013
Sexual Assaults–Down from 22 in 2012 to 15 in 2013
Other Sex Crimes–Up from 1 in 2012 to 3 in 2013
Robbery–Up from 4 in 2012 to 7 in 2013
Assault–Up from 73 in 2012 to 115 in 2013
Family Violence Assault–Down from 130 in 2012 to 118 in 2013
Burglary of Habitation–Down from 162 in 2012 to 114 in 2013
Burglary of a Building–Up from 35 in 2012 to 49 in 2013
Burglary of a Vehicle–Down from 114 in 2012 to 42 in 2013
Theft–Down from 295 in 2012 to 288 in 2013
Forgery–Down from 101 in 2012 to 88 in 2013
Criminal Mischeif–Down from 197 in 2012 to 134 in 2013
DWI–39 in 2012 to 25 in 2013
Driving While License Suspended–64 in 2012 to 49 in 2013
Weapons Offenses–8 in 2012 and 11 in 2013
Public Intoxication–59 in 2012 to 8 in 2013
Misc. Offenses–177 in 2012 to 184 in 2013

A Total of 1452 Reports were written in 2013 vs. 759 Reports on 2012.  They had a total of 15,588 Calls for Service in 2013.

Traffic Accidents were also down just slightly, however the number of injuries as a result of those accidents is up.  There were a total of 201 accidents in 2013 down from 202 in 2012.  There were a total of 87 injuries in 2013, up from 71 in 2012.  The cause continues to be Failure to Yield Right of Way and Failure to Control Speed.

The police department also reported issuing more citations in 2013 at 4381 up from 3921 in 2012.

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