Violent Crimes, Property Thefts Up in Culver City in 2022
August 4, 2022
Violent crimes and property crimes are up this year, according to the Culver City Police Department.
This week, the Police Department released its 2022 Mid-Year Report, which contains crime statistics, police arrests, traffic citations, mental health related calls, coyote sightings and drone utilization logs for the first half of the year.
According to the report, there was no homicides reported this year but Culver City saw a 52% increase in simple assault and a 44% increase in robbery when compared to the first six months of 2021. There was a notable increase in thefts and vandalism but a decrease in drug-related crimes.
This year, CCPD received 23744 calls for service and arrested 217 violent crime suspects. It also issued 1666 traffic citations and 8215 parking citations.
The Mid-Year can be viewed at https://www.culvercitypd.org/files/assets/police/documents/monthly-reports/2022-mid-year-report.pdf