TYLER, TX (KLTV) -The Tyler Police Department released its crime statistics for 2018. The report shows an overall reduction of -2.55% in reported crimes.
Part 1 crimes are down overall by over 4 percent. Part 1 crimes are violent offenses, (homicide, sex assault, robbery, aggravated assault) and property crimes, (burglary, theft, auto theft).
Part 2 crimes are lesser offenses, with DUI crimes decreasing, and drug violations increasing.