Each month the High Point Police Department shares the most recent data related to violent crimes, gang activity, gun seizures and other interactions with our community at the HPCAV monthly meeting. These meetings are always open to the public. The information below is from the May 10, 2023 meeting.

Impact (Violent) Crimes

Impact or Violent crimes include crimes against persons (homicide, manslaughter, rape, robbery, aggravated assault) and crimes against property (burglary, auto theft, all larceny). Overall crime is still higher than the same time last year (+2%), but violent crime is down by 23%. Note that Calls for Service continue to grow.

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Crime Trends

The numbers/percentages will not match the Overall slide due to the inclusion of the first week of May 2023.

Guns Seized

Seizing illegal guns continues to be a focus.
The dark orange line represents the number of gun casings found at the scene of a shooting. These are entered into NIBIN, which helps law enforcement track the weapon and any involvement in other crimes.


It can be a long time between an arrest and a conviction. Two cases finally made it through the federal court system and the individuals involved in these crimes were convicted.

Juvenile Crime

HPCAV has been refocusing our efforts for the past year to address the increase in crimes committed by juveniles. Below are two arrests made in the past month, examples of the seriousness of the types of crimes being committed.

Five guns were seized in this incident.