Crime rates in Newport News by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
30
(16.4)
20
(10.8)
27
(14.8)
17
(9.3)
20
(10.8)
19
(10.5)
28
(15.8)
16
(9.0)
20
(10.2)
15
(8.2)
20
(11.0)
15
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
97
(53.0)
106
(57.1)
94
(51.5)
104
(56.7)
103
(55.8)
109
(60.0)
91
(51.3)
73
(40.9)
83
(42.5)
52
(28.4)
50
(27.5)
56
(30.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
448
(244.9)
420
(226.3)
389
(213.1)
523
(285.1)
542
(293.7)
473
(260.3)
513
(288.9)
509
(285.5)
366
(187.5)
388
(212.2)
271
(149.2)
246
(135.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
750
(410.0)
805
(433.7)
743
(407.0)
736
(401.2)
774
(419.4)
821
(451.9)
597
(336.2)
637
(357.2)
484
(247.9)
390
(213.3)
413
(227.4)
478
(264.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,508
(824.4)
1,636
(881.4)
N/A1,444
(787.1)
1,470
(796.6)
1,661
(914.2)
1,584
(892.1)
1,460
(818.8)
1,247
(638.8)
1,094
(598.2)
1,029
(566.7)
991
(547.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,788
(3,164.1)
5,715
(3,078.8)
5,489
(3,006.6)
5,406
(2,946.8)
5,887
(3,190.1)
5,160
(2,840.0)
5,132
(2,890.5)
5,388
(3,021.7)
4,877
(2,498.1)
4,592
(2,511.0)
4,431
(2,440.1)
4,247
(2,345.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,163
(635.8)
1,234
(664.8)
980
(536.8)
932
(508.0)
859
(465.5)
757
(416.6)
670
(377.4)
500
(280.4)
434
(222.3)
355
(194.1)
262
(144.3)
344
(190.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
113
(61.8)
117
(63.0)
85
(46.6)
86
(46.9)
75
(40.6)
87
(47.9)
79
(44.5)
89
(49.9)
93
(47.6)
84
(45.9)
71
(39.1)
64
(35.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0)471.4465.4447.4448.6464.5453.7440.0413.3326.7307.0286.5285.6

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 Virginia and other state lists there were 397 registered sex offenders living in Newport News, Virginia as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport News to the number of sex offenders is 455 to 1.


See how dangerous Newport News, VA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newport News:

285.6
Hampton:

251.4
Poquoson:

87.4
Smithfield:

122.7
Chesapeake:

227.7
Norfolk:

396.3
Portsmouth:

467.9
Williamsburg:

112.6
Suffolk:

254.1
Violent crime rate in 2013
Newport News:

250.4
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Newport News:

240.8
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Newport News:

260.7
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Newport News:

284.1
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2008
Newport News:

384.8
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Newport News:

400.2
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Newport News:

442.3
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Newport News:

439.3
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Newport News:

423.4
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Newport News:

395.8
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Newport News:

413.6
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Newport News:

418.3
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Newport News:

258.3
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Newport News:

260.1
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Newport News:

277.6
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Newport News:

289.5
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2008
Newport News:

361.2
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Newport News:

384.1
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Newport News:

392.0
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Newport News:

393.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Newport News:

385.6
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2002
Newport News:

435.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Newport News:

423.5
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: 559 (426 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 554 (418 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 536 (398 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Virginia average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 542 (412 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Virginia average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 554 (408 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Virginia average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 563 (415 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Virginia average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 541 (394 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Virginia average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 534 (392 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Virginia average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 517 (386 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Virginia average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 525 (391 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Virginia average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 548 (407 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Virginia average:

2.27


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newport News

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

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