Property crime in Dallas has fluctuated in recent days while other types of crime have remained steady.
Between Jan. 5 and Jan. 12, there were 1,069 property crimes, 933 “other” crimes, 242 violent crimes, 16 nonviolent crimes and 34 financial crimes in Dallas.
On Jan. 8, property crime reached a high for the first two weeks of 2021 with 169 offenses in a day. Two days later, property crime dipped to a low of 94 offenses.
Compared to last month, property and violent offenses have slightly decreased.
The early months of 2020 were pretty tame compared to spring, summer and the last two months of last year. We’ll see how the early months of 2021 pan out.
Here’s a reminder of what crime looked like in Dallas in 2020:
The most common crimes in Preston Hollow in recent days have been property-related.
In the last 100 days, violent crimes in Dallas have commonly occurred on Thursdays at 1 p.m., Fridays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m., 12 a.m. and 1 a.m.
Property crimes have commonly occurred at Mondays at 5 p.m., Tuesdays at 5 p.m., Wednesdays at 5 p.m. and the weekends at 12 a.m.
According to Texas Department of Criminal Justice data, 33% of Dallas’ incarcerated individuals are white, 33% are Black, 33% are Hispanic and 1% are categorized as “other.” See how this compares to the city’s population:
2019 data shows Dallas had 2.26 police officers per 1,000 residents. There were 3,075 total police officers for a population of over 1.3 million.
See how other cities compare:
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