The Inglewood Police Department recently completed its final assessment of crime statistics for 2010. Overall reported crimes in the past year were the lowest in 32 years. The total represents a 14 percent decrease compared to 2009.
The 2010 crime statistics show a reduction in almost every category compared to 2009. Overall, violent crime decreased by 19 percent, with a 26 percent decrease in homicides and 21 percent reduction in robberies. Property crimes decreased 12 percent, with an 8 percent decrease in burglaries and 17 percent reduction in larcenies.