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Here’s a look at Salt Lake City crime statistics in your neighborhood

District 5 has been among the hardest hit by violent offenses, while District 6 has seen the highest spike in property crime

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City police officers working the cleanup of a series of campsites in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Crime is up in Salt Lake City, with a number of suspected reasons: the pandemic stress, economic distress, policing protests during the summer and departures from the police department. The mayor and police chief acknowledge that response times aren't what they should be.

Violent crime has increased in Salt Lake City by 21.6% this year, while property crimes are up 24.9% — but each of the capital city’s seven districts have been affected differently.

Salt Lake City’s District 5, which encompasses the Ballpark, Central Ninth, East Liberty Park and Liberty Wells neighborhoods, has been among the hardest hit by violent crime, with a 59.6% spike in those offenses from Jan. 1 through Sunday compared to 2019, according to crime statistics posted on the Salt Lake City Police Department’s website.

District 6, on the other hand, has seen a bigger spike in property crimes than any other area of the city. The East Bench, Wasatch Hollow and Foothill/Sunnyside neighborhoods have experienced an 82.8% increase in property crime this year compared to last.

And Salt Lake City’s District 7, which includes the Sugar House neighborhood, has been the least impacted at large by percentage compared to 2019, with a 10.3% increase overall in both property and violent crime. There was an 8.6% increase in property crime and a 42.5% increase in violent crime there.

Here’s a look at crime statistics in your neighborhood:

(Christopher Cherrington | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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