PRESS RELEASE - 2014 Crime Report
Crime statistics released today by Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa show Marshall’s overall crime rate is down nearly twenty percent. The numbers are based on a comparison of overall crime in 2013 and 2014. Chief Campa also would like to point out that the Marshall Police Departments clearance rate increased by three percent from 2013 to 2014.
In 2014 there were a total of 2279 crimes reported to the Marshall Police Department, compared to 2823 crimes reported in 2013. There were 544 less crimes committed in 2014; which indicates that there was nearly a 20% reduction in the overall crime rate in the City of Marshall. The police department’s clearance rate for crimes committed in 2013 was 63%, while in2014 the clearance rate increased to 66%.
“It takes both the citizens of Marshall along with the police to deter crime. I want to thank the men and women of MPD, both the Patrol Bureau and the Criminal Investigations Bureau,” said Chief Campa. “Each Officer of the Police Department works hard every day to make Marshall a safe community to live and work in.”
Captain John S Best
Patrol Bureau Commander
Marshall Police Department