OSBI: Violent Crime Rates Down, Despite Rise In Murders - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

OSBI: Violent Crime Rates Down, Despite Rise In Murders

Posted: Updated:
[File Photo] [File Photo]

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation released new information about the latest crime trends in Oklahoma. Violent crime is down, despite a spike in the number of murders in.

Murders went up 15 percent in 2011, but the overall violent crime rate for murders, rape, assaults, and robberies was down 1.6 percent.

Auto theft went up almost 10 percent.

More than $213 million in stolen property was reported in 2011, and only a fraction of that was recovered.

The OSBI reports only 17.7 percent of the crimes reported in 2011 were solved, or "cleared." The clearance rate was down from 2010.

Use our Crime Tracker to see recent reported crimes in your area.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.


Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.


See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.


Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.