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El Paso Police Department Reports Drops In Thefts And Auto Thefts

POSTED: Friday, December 10, 2010 - 10:30pm

UPDATED: Friday, December 10, 2010 - 11:47pm

El Paso Police says thefts are down by nearly 50% compared to 10 years ago and auto thefts have dropped by 40% since the year 2000.
The El Paso Police Department says it's seen a 49.11% decrease in thefts since the year 2000. The agency says there were 25,605 reported thefts in 2000 -- the highest reported number of thefts in a decade.
They say the year with the lowest number of reported thefts in the past decade is 2007 when 14,526 were reported.
Currently there have been 13,029 reported for 2010 compared to 13,701 reported in 2009. This indicates a 5% decrease in thefts this year compared to last year.

The El Paso Police Department also says it's seen a 41.60% decrease in auto thefts since ten years ago. The year 2000 saw 2,442 reported auto thefts. The three years following saw a fairly steady decrease in auto thefts, then a rise in 2005 through 2008 and then decreases for 2009 and 2010. Auto thefts in 2010 are down 15% compared to this same time period in 2009.

Below are the El Paso Police Department's numbers on thefts and auto thefts reported for the past 10 years.


Theft Totals for Years 2000 - 2010 (YTD):

Year # of thefts
2000 25,605
2001 22,039
2002 18,887
2003 17,735
2004 16,702
2005 14,662
2006 14,808
2007 14,526
2008 14,870
2009 14,647
2010 13,029 (through 12-04-2010)

Auto Theft Totals For Years 2000 - 2010 (YTD)

Year # of auto thefts
2000 2,442
2001 1,836
2002 1,998
2003 1,860
2004 1,840
2005 2,580
2006 3,552
2007 3,049
2008 2,753
2009 1,890
2010 1,426 (through 12-04-2010)

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