Violent crime in Wichita Falls dropped slightly in 2011, but murders dropped drastically according to new crime statistics released by the FBI.
In all, there were only 459 reports of violent crimes. That's down four from in 2010. In 2011, there was only one reported murder. That's compared to seven the year before.
Rapes were also down with 30 reports last year compared to 44 reports in 2010. Robbery was up slightly with 147 in 2011 compared to 133 reported robberies in 2010. And aggravated assault was also up slightly. 281 Reported last year, up 2 from 2010.