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Crime rate in Surprise, Arizona (AZ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Surprise by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
1
(3.1)
1
(3.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
1
(3.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(72.2)
7
(21.9)
13
(39.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
75
(386.6)
63
(197.4)
60
(182.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
231
(1,190.8)
205
(642.4)
245
(746.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
530
(2,732.1)
648
(2,030.7)
750
(2,286.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(216.5)
82
(257.0)
150
(457.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(25.8)
4
(12.5)
6
(18.3)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 329.1)333.3210.4247.7
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 Arizona and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Surprise, Arizona as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Surprise to the number of sex offenders is 6,064 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

247.7
El Mirage:

1,079.2
Youngtown:

435.4
Goodyear:

488.8
Glendale:

484.5
Avondale:

448.3
Tolleson:

728.3
Phoenix:

414.8
Peoria:

218.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Surprise:

125.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Surprise:

124.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Surprise:

250.2
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2002
Surprise:

346.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Surprise:

280.4
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Surprise:

425.1
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Surprise, AZ 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: 175 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 177 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Arizona average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 175 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 176 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 187 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 154 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Arizona average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 133 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 126 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 103 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 93 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

2.00


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Surprise

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

2002 2001 2000

Crimes by type - 2002

Crimes by type - 2001

Crimes by type - 2000


Zip codes: 85388.


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