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According to initial year-end 2015 data generated by the Detroit Police Department, crime continued to decline in Detroit in 2015. Overall, violent crime fell in Detroit 7% last year from 2014, and is down 11% since 2013.
Meanwhile, reported property crimes overall dropped by 25% in the past year. The only category of crime to see an increase last year was larceny. Below is a series of tables and data that show the trends among the various categories of crime over the past 12 months and several years.
Reported Crimes 2015
Homicide and Non-Fatal Six Month Comparison
1987 - 2015 Yearly Homicide Totals
2015 Monthly homicide statistics
Details on 2015 homicide, carjacking, and non-fatal shooting offenses are visible on the open data portal.