Broken Arrow report shows increase in some crimes, drops in others

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • A report showed a comparison of crimes from 2014 to 2015.
  • Some crimes increased year to year.
  • Others decreased.

A new year to year comparison of crime in Broken Arrow reveals a big increase in identity theft and mail fraud there.

Mail theft numbers were four times higher in 2015 than they were in 2014, and identity theft more than doubled.

FOX23 Brittany Jeffers broke down the statistics

BAPD gave me a breakdown of the crime statistics for the city from 2014-2015. At 10, I'll have the latest on what crimes have increased and where they saw a downward trend.

Posted by FOX23 Brittany Jeffers on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

109 identity theft cases in 2014 raised to 384 in 2015. Mail theft jumped from 21 to 94.

Broken Arrow police reports on burglary and car thefts were also up.

Child abuse and neglect cases increased from 72 to 93.

Robberies are down from 44 incidents in 2014 to 33.

Alcohol and DUI cases are also down from 2014 to 2015.