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Crime Up in Kennesaw

The biggest jump was in property crimes, according to the 2011 FBI Uniform Crime Report, which was released this week.

Despite a national trend that shows a decline in violent and property crimes, Kennesaw saw bumps in both categories, according to the 2011 FBI Uniform Crime Report, which was released this week.

The biggest jump was in property crimes, which rose from 526 in 2010 to 571 in 2011. 

Property crimes, according to the FBI definition, include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson.

Violent crimes, which include murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, rose from 20 in 2010 to 21 in 2011. There were no murders in Kennesaw in 2010 or 2011. And the number of forcible rape incidents dropped from 2 in 2010 to 0 in 2011.

Peruse the chart, which includes links to 2010 and 2011 data, for further contemplation and analysis. 

Type of crime 2011 stats 2010 stats Violent
crime 21 20 Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter 0 0 Forcible
rape 0 2 Robbery 6 5 Aggravated
assault 15 13 Property
crime 571 526 Burglary 121 110 Larceny-
theft 425 394 Motor
vehicle
theft 25 22 Arson 0 0

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