Pontiac Crime Rate Report (Michigan)

Pontiac crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Pontiac for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Pontiac in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 320.86% and the city property crime rate in Pontiac was higher than the national property crime rate average by 6.62%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Pontiac was higher than the violent crime rate in Michigan by 246.48% and the city property crime rate in Pontiac was higher than the property crime rate in Michigan by 15.59%.
Pontiac Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Pontiac Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Pontiac Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault798
Arson31
Burglary1,074
Forcible Rape67
Larceny and Theft765
Motor Vehicle Theft216
Murder and Manslaughter9
Robbery239
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,336
Property Crime2,055
Violent Crime1,113
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault844
Arson21
Burglary1,241
Forcible Rape48
Larceny and Theft506
Motor Vehicle Theft312
Murder and Manslaughter20
Robbery389
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,343
Property Crime2,062
Violent Crime1,301

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Pontiac Property Crime Pontiac Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Pontiac Crime 2010 Pontiac Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Pontiac Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Pontiac Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Pontiac, Michigan crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Pontiac crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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