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 December. The information below was provided electronically by the High Point Police Department.

Calls for Service

The Police Department answered 1402 community related calls (non-enforcement) in 2020.

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). The criminal homicide rate dropped 26% compared to 2019. Robberies with a firearm are down 27% and robberies are down 8% compared to 2019. Overall Impact Crimes (Group A) are down 10%. For all the difficulties of 2020, this is good news. Thank you, High Point Police Department, for great work.

Crime Overview

Blue is 2020, Black is 2019, Red is the 5-Year Average

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Guns Seized

There were 433 guns taken off our streets in 2020.