TPD Releases 3rd Quarter Crime Stats

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Topeka Police say home burglary and and home invasions are an ongoing battle in the Capital City.

Crime stats released Thursday show that overall, crime is up 1.72% from 3rd quarter 2010. These numbers represent data collected through the quarter ending in September.

Crime 2010 2011 Change +1.72%

Murder 10 10 0
Rape 46 46 0

Robbery 40 38 -2

Robbery 109 143 +34

Aggravated 318 295 -23

The public is invited to be part of a Topeka City Council work session, Tuesday, October 18. Topeka Police Chief Ron Miller will be on hand to discuss what the council can do to prevent community crime.

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