Zambia Police Service, is charged with the responsibility of maintaining peace, law and order in all our communities country-wide. In order to effectively and efficiently execute its mandate ....Read More
THIRD QUARTER 2021 CRIME STATISTICS FOR THE PERIOD JULY TO SEPTEMBER.
Lusaka 10th November,2021 -The Zambia Police Service recorded 14,569 criminal cases countrywide during the period under review as compared to 14119 cases recorded under the same period in the year 2020. The number of cases reported increased by 450 representing a 3.08% increase.
Lusaka province recorded the highest number of cases accounting for 26.08% followed by Copperbelt province with 14.89% of the total cases reported country wide. Southern, Eastern and North-Western provinces recorded 11.82%, 10.68% and 9.27% respectively. Luapula province recorded 7.47% while Central recorded 6.83%. Northern recorded 5.11%, Western 4.75% and Muchinga province recording the lowest number of cases at 3.04%.
A total of 7633 arrests were made representing an arrest rate of 52.39% as compared to 7829 arrests made in 2020 which represented 55.45%. We recorded a reduction in the arrest rate in the third quarter of the year 2021 as compared to the year 2020.
The total value of property stolen in the third quarter of 2021 is K87,817,906=00 as compared to K111,617,367=00 stolen under the same period in the year 2020 representing 21.32% reduction while the total value of property recovered is K14,206,552=00 compared to K11,812,723=00 recovered under the same period in the year 2020 representing 16.85% increase in property recovered.
ZAMBIA POLICE SPOKESPERSON.