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Newly-released FBI report shows 2018 crime statistics for the Las Vegas valley

Posted: 8:23 AM, Feb 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-26 11:38:28-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A newly released FBI report is giving us a glimpse of crime statistics across the Las Vegas valley.

The report compares the first 6 months of 2017 with the first 6 months of 2018.

Henderson saw a major jump in property crime. In 2018 there were more than 3,000 cases, which is up more than 420 cases from 2017.

In Las Vegas, violent crimes went up by more than 220 cases in 2018. Property crimes increased by more than 700 cases, going from just under 23,000 to nearly 23,600.

The best news came out of North Las Vegas. Violent crimes went down with 41 fewer cases than the year before. There was also a decrease in property crimes with 233 fewer cases than the year before.

Here's a look at the numbers:

Henderson

Violent Crime ('17): 283
Violent Crime ('18): 267
Change: -16

Murder ('17): 4
Murder ('18): 4
Change: None

Rape ('17): 50
Rape ('18): 34
Change: -16

Property Crime ('17): 2,639
Property Crime ('18): 3,063
Change: +424

Las Vegas Metro Police Dept

Violent Crime ('17): 4,906
Violent Crime ('18): 5,129
Change: +223

Murder ('17): 70
Murder ('18): 68
Change: -2

Rape ('17): 629
Rape ('18): 766
Change: +137

Property Crime ('17): 22,888
Property Crime ('18): 23,599
Change: +711

North Las Vegas

Violent Crime ('17): 1,189
Violent Crime ('18): 1,148
Change: -41

Murder ('17): 11
Murder ('18): 13
Change: +2

Rape ('17): 56
Rape ('18): 74
Change: +18

Property Crime ('17): 3,007
Property Crime ('18): 2,774
Change: -233

READ THE FULL REPORT