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Crime rate in Providence, Rhode Island (RI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Providence by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
30
(18.9)
23
(13.1)
23
(13.0)
18
(10.2)
17
(9.6)
20
(11.3)
11
(6.3)
11
(6.3)
12
(7.0)
23
(13.4)
15
(8.7)
17
(9.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
82
(51.7)
111
(63.3)
109
(61.5)
133
(75.2)
94
(53.1)
106
(59.8)
52
(29.6)
43
(24.8)
44
(25.7)
50
(29.1)
74
(43.1)
84
(47.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
552
(348.1)
595
(339.3)
550
(310.5)
515
(291.0)
412
(232.6)
424
(239.0)
379
(216.0)
370
(213.0)
498
(291.3)
395
(230.1)
405
(236.1)
362
(203.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
506
(319.1)
714
(407.1)
620
(350.0)
729
(412.0)
559
(315.6)
657
(370.4)
530
(302.1)
549
(316.0)
608
(355.6)
714
(415.9)
720
(419.7)
670
(376.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,289
(1,443.4)
2,284
(1,302.4)
2,186
(1,233.9)
1,682
(950.5)
1,688
(953.2)
1,835
(1,034.4)
1,746
(995.1)
1,636
(941.8)
1,875
(1,096.7)
1,825
(1,063.1)
2,034
(1,185.6)
1,929
(1,084.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,617
(4,172.5)
7,387
(4,212.1)
7,515
(4,241.9)
6,756
(3,817.8)
6,412
(3,620.6)
5,025
(2,832.7)
5,106
(2,910.2)
5,063
(2,914.5)
5,701
(3,334.6)
5,088
(2,963.9)
5,078
(2,959.8)
4,884
(2,745.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,764
(1,742.9)
3,071
(1,751.1)
2,861
(1,614.9)
2,645
(1,494.7)
2,300
(1,298.7)
2,264
(1,276.3)
1,733
(987.7)
1,563
(899.7)
1,487
(869.8)
1,077
(627.4)
1,117
(651.1)
1,164
(654.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
365
(230.2)
344
(196.2)
324
(182.9)
N/AN/AN/A3
(1.7)
26
(15.0)
31
(18.1)
43
(25.0)
36
(21.0)
24
(13.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6)651.0656.0620.0585.6507.1501.1424.1411.7470.2442.9457.6428.9
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 Rhode Island and other state lists there were 184 registered sex offenders living in Providence, Rhode Island as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Providence to the number of sex offenders is 970 to 1.


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

428.9
Cranston:

177.1
Pawtucket:

335.9
North Providence:

147.2
Johnston:

139.8
Central Falls:

415.6
East Providence:

147.3
Barrington:

72.0
Warwick:

161.2
Violent crime rate in 2012
Providence:

354.4
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2010
Providence:

386.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Providence:

376.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Providence:

361.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Providence:

300.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Providence:

299.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Providence:

384.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Providence:

344.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Providence:

444.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Providence:

415.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Providence:

460.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Providence:

420.7
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Providence:

449.7
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Providence:

480.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Providence:

452.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Providence:

513.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Providence:

466.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Providence:

489.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Providence:

536.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Providence:

563.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Providence:

601.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Providence:

697.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Providence:

729.5
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Providence:

754.4
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Providence, RI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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 rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 517 (427 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Rhode Island average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 561 (471 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Rhode Island average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 582 (483 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Rhode Island average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 561 (471 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Rhode Island average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 581 (484 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Rhode Island average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 576 (484 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Rhode Island average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 579 (480 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Rhode Island average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 568 (480 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Rhode Island average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 542 (464 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Rhode Island average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 544 (463 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Rhode Island average:

2.34


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Providence

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

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

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

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Zip codes: 02903, 02904, 02906, 02908, 02911, 02912, 02919.


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