Violent Crime 2016

Explanation of Indicator:
Why it matters:  Crime rates can affect citizens’ sense of security, as well as influence business and residential development.  Violent crimes are those offenses that involve force or threat of force, which represents the following four offenses:  murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.

Notes:
Marquette County and State of Michigan data were obtained from the Michigan State Police, Michigan Incident Crime Reporting:

http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1645_3501_4621-259467--,00.html

Updated: 10/05/2016