FBI Releases 2011 Crime Stats For Temecula

Temecula has reported more violent crimes compared to 2010, according to new FBI data.

Violent crime has increased in Temecula, according to new figures released Monday from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The FBI’s 2011 Uniform Crime Report (see chart below) shows that compared to 2010, Temecula has seen a 28 percent uptick in violent crimes.

The newly released report also reflects property crimes. Temecula has seen a 2 percent increase in these types of incidents, the report shows.



Temecula 2011 Temecula 2010 Population 101,274 102,474 Violent Crime 95 74 Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter 0 2 Forcible Rape 7 3 Robbery 54 42 Aggravated Assault 34 27 Property Crime 2,406 2,351 Burglary 547 535 Larceny-Theft 1,700 1,642 Motor Vehicle Theft 159 174 Arson 0 5
sam October 30, 2012 at 11:18 PM
What the hell does the wonderful City Managers expect with they invite the low lifes into our city to fill all the low cost housing they forced down our throats. Sure would be nice to have City Officials that have some dignaty and at least half a brain! Example Naggar had someone stealing Jamie White signs but leaving his up. What's the matter bo ho bo ho are you that worried :( Jamine White had the scumbag arrested today, Naggar should have been buy his side. That's a perfect example why he has to go and Jamie White and Patrice Lynes elected. A good start to clearning out the corruption and Ranconites that think they are the Royality of this city.
SPB October 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM
@ Sam, yeah, we need to get to more pressing matters like preventing Temecula from having walkable communities.
Eric Cartman October 31, 2012 at 12:25 AM
SPB, if Americans reducing their standard of living to that of a 3rd world country doesn't bother you, then you have no appreciation for our freedom. Walkable communities is fine if we don't have to sacrifice our liberties and health for them.
Colleen Garcia October 31, 2012 at 12:30 AM
Bragging about how safe your city is puts a big red target on it. Figure it out!
Jim October 31, 2012 at 01:29 AM
Jamie White had to (1) Catch this guy in the act (2) Take Pictures (3) Arrest Him Herself. People of Temecula we better wake up. No one is here to protect us. Only citizens can protect each other. It took police 1 hour and 10 minutes to help her. Police call that YoYo time (You're On Your Own). That does not mean we have a safe city. It means we have strong women not afraid to stand up!
SPB October 31, 2012 at 01:47 AM
@Eric, I understand that people like the suburbs. Its safe, its cozy, its American etc. etc. My thing is just that I'm seeing a lot of people attack the whole agenda 21 thing over what I see as largely non-issues. Having mixed neighborhoods with residential atop commercial? We already have that in old town. It looks way better there now that they've taken that path over there, and believe it or not, there are a lot of people who grew up in Temecula and call this place home who would prefer that type of living arrangement. It doesn't spell the end of Temecula, it just means there is space for different kinds of lifestyles here. The sky isn't falling.
Paul Jacobs October 31, 2012 at 02:00 AM
Sam, contacting through the Sheriff's Dept. is the best deal for taxpayers, but Temecula can take "ownership" by having HQ in the City. We pay to lease space in French Valley and aside from the $5 million estimated cost to retrofit the old city hall, the City could close a police substation and there would be little or no increase in operational costs. The payback in community safety makes it a wise investment. The City had a surplus that would have paid for half of the retrofit of the old city hall.
Reverend Smith October 31, 2012 at 02:00 AM
I guess you're assuming saying that means that the police and population are just unfamiliar with crime and how to handle it when it happens. Perhaps. But it could also mead that law enforcement (and citizens to some extent) have been successful in apprehending criminals and deterring crime. Just another way of figuring. From what I read in the news, seems like Temecula police do a pretty good job of apprehending their "suspects."
Paul Jacobs October 31, 2012 at 02:02 AM
Crime is so bad, a pirate stole my "R" from "contracting."
Reverend Smith October 31, 2012 at 02:05 AM
It seems to me like areas in rural locals like Temecula do better with law enforcement provided by County Sheriff's because criminals often flee into outlaying areas where there is no other agency to take up the chase. But a Sheriff's authority extends to Anaheim Hills; 15 Border Checkpoing (where there's always CHP to take up pursuit); to Blyth; to past Banning.
Eric Cartman October 31, 2012 at 02:07 AM
SPB, If people want to live like that, they are welcome to, it becomes an issue when goals are set to make this a standard, not an option. Enjoy your dormitory, college campus style of living, power too you. I have said many times that Agenda 21 is not about the environment, it is about government control and the rubberstamping council is either stupid or evil, hence the reason that it is in our general plan. There is no other explanation.
Eric Cartman October 31, 2012 at 02:08 AM
like ^^^
Jim October 31, 2012 at 02:15 AM
@SPB. Ask the citizens of Wine Country about their "new" land rights. Ask them why do they have to now give up a couple of acres of land to the county. Ask the citizens of Los Alamos Hills why they had to give up their homes and land. Ask Calvery Chapel why they can not use their land. Its all United Nations Agenda 21 taking over our land rights.
Jim October 31, 2012 at 02:30 AM
Murrieta citizens losing their homes to Agneda 21. Don't be selfish. Others our losing their homes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqYAVcK-cZw
Robert DeArmond October 31, 2012 at 02:54 AM
Pray to God that if you ever have to call for law enforcement in Temecula that a Sheriff Deputy shows up and not a Temecula Police Officer. We have had to call the police on several occasions since 2000 and found the Temecula Officer’s to be indifferent and rude. When the Sheriff’s Department responded they were very professional and always followed up with information regarding the original call.
KB October 31, 2012 at 03:14 AM
Agenda 21 needs to be taken seriously. I think the demographics are changing in Temecula and not for the better IMO. Temecula can be a pretty rough hood. It ain't no Carmel Valley that's for sure. If I had to guess I'd say residents are noticing the demographic shift that went into high gear when the housing crisis started, and are moving back to San Diego or Orange County. I suspect that the current crime trends will continue. BTW, one thing I've learned about Temecula: never move to a street that has parked lifted trucks on a regular basis.
LogicalSide October 31, 2012 at 04:57 AM
ROBERT.....The Temecula "Police" ARE the Sheriff's department! SAME agency. Mr. Jacobs, not sure of your side...but you complaining about City Council for political "Crowing". As you post your website on the coat tails of this article, is this any better?
KB October 31, 2012 at 05:14 AM
I agree, we need new faces on the council. I like Jamie White and Patrice Lynes. At 1st I thought Jamie White was in her early 20's and not old enough to realistically be on the council - after reading more about Jamie I really believe Jamie will make a great council member along with Patrice. It creeps me out that Paul Jacobs apparently likes to hang around stazi style police checkpoints and watch the police scare and intimidate citizens.
Tarmack October 31, 2012 at 07:08 AM
It was political positioning to use out dated statistics. A 28% increase in crime is a lot. What say you now Chuck Washington and Mike Naggar?
Paul Jacobs October 31, 2012 at 07:48 AM
Logical, I am running for City Council and have been advocating for a Temecula police station (staffed with contracted County deputies). I believe Temecula can and should be made SAFER. While the incumbents look back at the past, I have a vision for the future of our community based on experience on the Traffic Safety Commission and through innovative security solutions for our Homeowners Association.
SPB October 31, 2012 at 01:50 PM
Calvery Chapel has nothing to do with Agenda 21 and everything to do with wine country zoning ordinances.
Jim October 31, 2012 at 02:13 PM
Dummy. New Zoning ordinances are coming from environmentalist LAFCO. These are unelected officials making decisions on your land. Do your homework before you spout off your silly undeducated logic. How much money does our councilmember take from Calvery Church as their consultant?
Eric Cartman October 31, 2012 at 06:04 PM
SPB Agenda 21 has EVERYTHING to do with planing. It is NOT about the environment, it is about government control. Here are some links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF-bXVhJSS8 http://www.cfactsocal.org/ http://www.jbs.org/news/agenda-21-how-will-it-affect-you
Galactic Cannibal November 01, 2012 at 01:49 AM
Temecula ...a small town drowning in a PPOC...(political pool of corruption). So what's new Dudes and Dudetts. Put you money where your mouths are , Step up and pay for a resident police force. Otherwise SHUT UP and deal with what you get.
Connie Lingus November 01, 2012 at 05:11 AM
Always amusing to see the same basement dwellers names above the predictable comments, rude, angry, inflammatory, insulting antisocial and borderline tourettes.... Never a part of the solution, just throwing gas on the fire, practically begging for attention, any kind of attention. Kinda obvious someone is not feeling the love.....
JOE OBAMA 1 November 01, 2012 at 05:27 AM
JOE OBAMA 1 November 01, 2012 at 05:30 AM
JOE OBAMA 1 November 01, 2012 at 05:31 AM
2 side to the story!!!
The Patriot November 01, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Police don't stop political corruption, they play a part in it. It is up to the citizens to stop political corruption. Fire The incumbents.
sam November 06, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Paul Jacobs is a Muslim and his agenda should be questioned. Sure hope he doesn't get elected. Temecula does not need more of this influence. Naggar and the rest did enough to secure a Mosque akaTerrorist Training Center in Temecula.


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