According the the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) Part II crimes in New Castle has dropped for the second year in a row. The FBI classifies crimes into two categories: Part I crime and Part II crime.
PART II CRIMES INCLUDE:
ASSAULTS NOT AGGRAVATED
OFFENSES AGAINST THE FAMILY
ALL OTHER OFFENSES (EXCEPT FOR TRAFFIC)
CURFEW AND LOITERING
The UCR shows that Part II crime spiked in 2013. A analysis of the Reports show that Drug offenses and DUI’s had the largest increase. The New Castle City Police Department Street Crimes Unit was formed in 2013 and could be a reason for the spike that year. Part II crimes has dropped for two years in a row.
PART II CRIMES BY YEAR