2018 crime stats released by Fargo Police Department

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live)- Crime in Fargo is on the rise at least that's what the 2018 crime stats suggest. In fact, homicide cases were the highest they've been in 4 years.

The Fargo Police Department saw a 3% total increase in crime last year. Officials with the department say most of that crime was related to burglaries and thefts. One red flag the department noticed was the increase of crimes like murders and sexual assaults.

You can find the full report below: