Odessa Police Release Violent Crime Numbers from 2007

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police have released the number for violent crimes last year.

As you can see rape and aggravated assaults are down, but murder is up.

The number of rapes down nearly half from the year before.  

Aggravated assault dropped slightly as well.

The big jump in the number of murders, it's up 200 percent to six, and robberies were up just a little more than four percent.