Rape occurrences grew in the state of São Paulo in June compared to the same month last year, from 837 to 840. In cases and victims of intentional homicides – those with the intention of killing – and in robberies in overall, there was a fall. The criminal statistics were released today (23) by the Secretariat of Public Security of São Paulo (SSP-SP).
Cases of intentional deaths fell by 3.3% last month, compared to June 2020, from 211 to 204. In number of victims, there was a drop of 6.8%, from 222 to 207. In both situations the results are the lowest of the historical analysis, started in 2001, for the months of June.
With the variations, the rates of the last 12 months (from July 2020 to June 2021) were 6.36 occurrences and 6.68 victims of intentional homicides for each group of 100,000 inhabitants. The case rate is the lowest in the series, considering the same period of previous years.
Last month, there were 13 cases and 14 victims of robbery, which is robbery followed by death. In June last year, there were 13 robbery incident reports, with 13 victims.
The extortion through kidnapping indicator had one case, without having registered any occurrence in June of last year.
Robberies and thefts
The number of robberies registered last month dropped 1%, compared to the same period in 2020, as the total rose from 18,096 to 17,907, the lowest number since 2002 in the month.
The theft of vehicles and cargo rose, respectively, from 1,930 to 2,430 and from 411 to 493. In addition, there were also three cases of bank robbery, and in June last year, no such occurrence had been recorded.
Thefts, in general, and vehicle thefts have also increased. The former rose from 30,741 in June 2020 to 37,578 cases last month, and the latter increased from 4,801 to 6,328.
Last June, São Paulo police carried out 13,160 arrests, which represents an increase of 11.95%, since, in the same period last year, 11,755 were made. There were also 3,685 reports of drug trafficking and 891 illegal weapons were removed from circulation.
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