The vast majority of crimes committed in East Haven are larcenies, with burglaries coming in a distant second.
According to the most recent crime statistics available from the state, there were 863 reported crimes in East Haven in 2011.
The crime data comes from the "Annual Report of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program," which is published by the Crimes Analysis Unit of Connecticut's Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
The full report has been attached to this post as a PDF document.
East Haven police cleared 105 or some 17 percent of its larceny cases.
"Crimes cleared," refers to the number of crimes that either resulted in an arrest, or "some element beyond police control" precluded the arrest of the offender, (such as the death of the offender) according to the description contained in the crime report.
LOCAL CRIME DATA
The first table breaks down the number of crimes by type. The second and third tables break down the most common crimes, larcenies and burglaries, by several variables including home burglaries and car break-ins.
There were no reported murders in East Haven during 2011.
Total crimes:Crime Murder Rape Rob
eny Auto Thefts Arson Total East Haven
2 13 12 194 117 612 109 4 863
Larcenies:Type Pick-Pocket Purse-Snatching Shop lifting Items from vehicle MV Parts Bikes Items from a building Coin-op machines Other East Haven
121 204 23 21 135 0 108
Burglaries:Type Residence night Residence day Residence time unknown Non-residence night Non-residence day Non-residence time unknown East Haven
35 64 0 8 10 0