01 Mar

Crime Rates in Salt Lake County

BurglarSalt Lake County may not be as safe as you think. Every year since 2011, the crime rate has been slowly increasing. Even the head of police has requested an increase in staff it keep up with the crime rate. “Part 1” crimes, serious offenses such as murder, rape, robbery and stealing a car, have seen the most increase. “Part 2” crimes have also increased (like public intoxication and fraud), but not as drastically as “Part 1.”  Of course there are more instances downtown then there are in the surrounding suburbs, but there is crime all down the Wasatch Front. Read on for more crime statistics. Read More