Crime rates in Denver by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
45
(7.9)
51
(8.8)
63
(11.1)
87
(15.4)
59
(10.5)
51
(9.0)
47
(8.2)
40
(6.7)
39
(6.4)
22
(3.6)
34
(5.6)
39
(6.2)
40
(6.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
317
(55.6)
324
(55.8)
304
(53.7)
243
(43.1)
328
(58.1)
342
(60.2)
296
(51.6)
282
(47.6)
343
(56.7)
367
(60.5)
396
(64.9)
376
(59.8)
514
(79.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,250
(219.4)
1,193
(205.3)
1,421
(251.1)
1,442
(255.8)
1,432
(253.7)
1,280
(225.2)
1,045
(182.3)
951
(160.4)
946
(156.4)
926
(152.5)
1,143
(187.2)
1,165
(185.3)
1,132
(174.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,462
(256.6)
1,539
(264.8)
1,743
(308.0)
2,718
(482.2)
2,673
(473.5)
2,652
(466.5)
2,164
(377.4)
2,088
(352.2)
2,165
(358.0)
1,976
(325.5)
2,135
(349.6)
2,291
(364.5)
2,401
(370.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,642
(990.4)
6,117
(1,052.6)
7,097
(1,254.1)
7,322
(1,298.9)
7,360
(1,303.7)
6,543
(1,151.0)
5,694
(993.0)
5,173
(872.5)
4,763
(787.7)
4,501
(741.5)
4,868
(797.2)
5,129
(816.0)
4,918
(757.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14,621
(2,566.7)
15,467
(2,661.7)
14,839
(2,622.2)
15,590
(2,765.7)
18,518
(3,280.1)
13,376
(2,353.0)
11,594
(2,022.0)
10,547
(1,778.9)
12,628
(2,088.4)
12,944
(2,132.3)
14,040
(2,299.3)
14,544
(2,313.9)
15,306
(2,358.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6,935
(1,217.4)
7,441
(1,280.5)
7,128
(1,259.6)
7,538
(1,337.3)
8,024
(1,421.3)
6,347
(1,116.5)
5,121
(893.1)
3,596
(606.5)
3,488
(576.8)
3,226
(531.4)
3,587
(587.4)
3,670
(583.9)
3,487
(537.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
345
(60.6)
283
(48.7)
228
(40.3)
166
(29.4)
256
(45.3)
198
(34.8)
178
(31.0)
147
(24.8)
136
(22.5)
128
(21.1)
95
(15.6)
97
(15.4)
96
(14.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7)434.6446.7482.0532.0558.5477.4398.4341.2351.7336.7373.3374.6381.6

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 914 registered sex offenders living in Denver, Colorado as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Denver to the number of sex offenders is 694 to 1.


See how dangerous Denver, CO is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Denver:

381.6
Glendale:

820.3
Cherry Hills Village:

48.9
Edgewater:

108.8
Englewood:

343.8
Mountain View:

267.4
Sheridan:

406.5
Lakeside:

4,000.0
Lakewood:

367.6
Violent crime rate in 2013
Denver:

353.7
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Denver:

337.6
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Denver:

334.9
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Denver:

298.3
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Denver:

317.9
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Denver:

308.6
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Denver:

338.3
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Denver:

412.3
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Denver:

430.4
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Denver:

430.8
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Denver:

345.8
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Denver:

299.9
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Denver:

301.0
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Denver:

340.4
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Denver:

356.4
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Denver:

352.6
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Denver:

325.4
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Denver:

338.9
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Denver:

344.7
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Denver:

421.7
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Denver:

501.1
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Denver:

620.4
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Denver:

582.2
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Denver:

555.2
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Denver:

520.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Denver:

495.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,662 (1,395 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,630 (1,388 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Colorado average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,646 (1,420 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Colorado average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,705 (1,470 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Colorado average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,757 (1,510 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Colorado average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,791 (1,541 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,917 (1,561 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,824 (1,497 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,792 (1,460 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,740 (1,418 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,716 (1,391 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Colorado average:

2.41


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Denver

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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