Tyler PD crime statistics show decrease in homicides, increase in violent crimes

Tyler PD crime statistics show decrease in homicides, increase in violent crimes
(Source: Tyler Police Department)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police Department released their crime statistics for 2017. The statistics show an overall decrease in crime and a decrease in homicides. They also show an increase in violent crimes.

There was a 20 percent decrease in homicides in 2017 and a 8.6 percent increase in violent crimes, caused primarily by an increase in aggravated assault and sexual assault.

Property crime saw a 15.86 percent decrease and overall there was a 3.67 percent decrease in overall crime.

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