2014 crime statistics have been released by Lafayette Police, and nearly all of the numbers indicate good news.

Overall, Lafayette Police say there was a 10% decrease in total reported crimes within the City of Lafayette from 2013 to 2014. The biggest drop came in the Forcible Rape category, which dropped 41%. The next biggest drop was in Theft, by 13%, followed by Homicide at 10%.

Only two categories actually showed an increase in crime from 2013 to 2014. Auto Theft showed a 37% increase and Calls for Service increased by 5%.

Below is the crime statistics chart released by Lafayette Police.

Lafayette Police Department 2014 Crime Stats