Midland Police Release New Crime Statistics

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - The Tall City is doing a good job at keeping Midlanders safe.

Newly released crime statistic numbers show a big drop.

From 2009 to 2010, there was a decrease in most crimes.

Murder and manslaughter was down by 40 percent, robbery saw a 24 percent decrease, theft and auto theft went down 14 percent.

The only crime that saw a small increase was aggravated assault.

It went up four percent.