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Crime rate in Spokane, Washington (WA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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

Crime rates in Spokane by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(4.2)
7
(3.5)
20
(9.9)
13
(6.6)
8
(4.0)
13
(6.5)
10
(5.0)
12
(6.1)
13
(6.5)
7
(3.4)
6
(3.0)
4
(1.9)
13
(6.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
69
(36.6)
79
(39.7)
83
(41.2)
84
(42.4)
90
(45.2)
78
(39.1)
91
(45.5)
88
(44.4)
94
(46.7)
75
(37.0)
80
(39.4)
84
(39.6)
81
(38.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
370
(196.0)
440
(221.4)
379
(188.2)
354
(178.5)
310
(155.8)
286
(143.4)
392
(195.8)
414
(208.8)
460
(228.3)
443
(218.3)
432
(212.5)
484
(228.1)
537
(253.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
787
(417.0)
883
(444.3)
820
(407.1)
710
(358.0)
799
(401.6)
743
(372.6)
704
(351.6)
808
(407.5)
785
(389.6)
745
(367.1)
752
(369.9)
732
(345.0)
738
(347.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,969
(1,573.1)
3,101
(1,560.3)
2,660
(1,320.5)
3,053
(1,539.4)
3,368
(1,692.9)
2,436
(1,221.8)
2,165
(1,081.4)
2,175
(1,097.0)
2,269
(1,126.1)
2,565
(1,264.0)
2,859
(1,406.5)
3,030
(1,427.9)
3,827
(1,803.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10,819
(5,732.4)
10,792
(5,430.1)
10,248
(5,087.5)
11,260
(5,677.5)
12,763
(6,415.4)
7,932
(3,978.3)
7,340
(3,666.3)
7,188
(3,625.3)
7,218
(3,582.3)
8,864
(4,368.0)
10,174
(5,005.1)
10,231
(4,821.5)
12,600
(5,938.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,295
(686.2)
1,771
(891.1)
1,685
(836.5)
1,593
(803.2)
1,830
(919.9)
1,802
(903.8)
2,299
(1,148.4)
2,013
(1,015.3)
1,538
(763.3)
1,737
(856.0)
2,009
(988.3)
1,778
(837.9)
2,095
(987.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
70
(37.1)
50
(25.2)
62
(30.8)
83
(41.9)
57
(28.7)
94
(47.1)
66
(33.0)
88
(44.4)
58
(28.8)
74
(36.5)
45
(22.1)
72
(33.9)
44
(20.7)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)571.5589.0550.9568.6617.1476.6487.3492.4477.6504.7550.3530.2628.1
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 Washington and other state lists there were 201 registered sex offenders living in Spokane, Washington as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Spokane to the number of sex offenders is 1,042 to 1.


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

628.1
Airway Heights:

329.7
Spokane Valley:

179.0
Cheney:

238.3
Medical Lake:

85.5
Liberty Lake:

66.7
Violent crime rate in 2012
Spokane:

349.3
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Spokane:

328.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Spokane:

334.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Spokane:

335.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Spokane:

366.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Spokane:

362.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Spokane:

327.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Spokane:

308.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Spokane:

330.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Spokane:

322.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Spokane:

357.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Spokane:

377.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Spokane:

349.9
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Spokane:

802.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Spokane:

649.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Spokane:

676.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Spokane:

596.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Spokane:

516.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Spokane:

550.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Spokane:

569.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Spokane:

576.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Spokane:

793.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Spokane:

708.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Spokane:

640.9
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Spokane:

713.8
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Spokane:

700.8
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Spokane, WA 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: 384 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Washington average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 377 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Washington average:

1.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 400 (290 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 393 (291 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 413 (296 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Washington average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 391 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 385 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 386 (281 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Washington average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 408 (293 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Washington average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 410 (303 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Washington average:

1.62


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Spokane

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

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Zip codes: 99026, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99207, 99223.


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