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 8, 2024 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). As of the end of April, total impact crime was down 4%. Violent crime was up by 9%, due to an ongoing increase in robberies and aggravated assaults.

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Historical Trends

This graph is an excellent overview of how focused deterrence has had a tremendous impact on crime in High Point since we began using this in 1997. While our population has increased 54%, our violent crime has decreased 72%. THIS is what is really going on with crime in our city.

VCTF: Violent Crimes Task Force; DMI: Drug Market Initiative; GANG: Gang focus; DVIP: Domestic Violence Initiative; PCGL: People, Cars, Guns, Locations (hot spots) focus.

Crime Trends

Weekly and year to date statistics, through May 5, 2024

Guns Seized

Every gun seized is a gun taken off the streets, not available to hurt someone.

Recent Convictions

It often takes several years before a case gets to trial. Below are convictions and sentences, the result of hard work by our police department.