Numbers

Each month the High Point Police Department shares the most recent data related to violent crimes, gang activity, gun seizures and non-enforcement interactions with our community (presentations, etc.) at the HPCAV monthly meeting. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, HPCAV did not meet in June. The information below was provided electronically by the High Point Police Department.

Community Related Calls

These are invitations to participate in meetings or requests for information and presentations, not enforcement calls. This year to end of June, HP Police have responded to 750 calls.

Impact (Violent) Crimes

Homicides (-80%) and Aggravated Assaults (-14%) are down compared to last year. Robberies continue, but are coming down slowly. We are down -5% since the May update. Property crimes are down (-12%) year to end of June.

Crime Overview

Overall impact crime, through the end of June, is down (-10%) compared to last year at this time. This includes offenses against persons (-6%) and property (-10%). Click here to access crime statistics or crime in your neighborhood.

Guns Seized 2020

Year to date (June 30): 226 guns have been confiscated, seized or found.

COVID 19 Impact

High Point has seen a comparative increase in robbery (23%), larceny from automobile have trended down (-8%), domestic disturbances have decreased slightly (17%), as have heroin overdoses (31%) compared to the same time period the previous year. All other key impact persons and property crimes – homicide (-100%), manslaughter (-100%), rape (-44%), aggravated assault (-14%), burglary (-24%), larceny (-14%), and public disturbances(-5%) – are below numbers from the previous year.