Crime rates in Tucson by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
42
(8.3)
47
(9.1)
47
(9.1)
55
(10.5)
55
(10.4)
51
(9.5)
49
(9.4)
65
(12.3)
35
(6.4)
51
(9.7)
51
(9.7)
43
(8.1)
47
(8.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
321
(63.8)
338
(65.3)
330
(64.1)
387
(74.1)
378
(71.4)
294
(54.9)
277
(52.9)
246
(46.5)
204
(37.2)
158
(30.0)
204
(38.7)
234
(44.0)
216
(41.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,698
(337.3)
1,350
(260.8)
1,478
(287.2)
1,552
(297.0)
1,685
(318.3)
1,675
(312.9)
1,432
(273.6)
1,451
(274.3)
1,246
(227.4)
1,088
(206.4)
1,163
(220.5)
1,260
(237.0)
1,002
(190.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,762
(548.6)
2,974
(574.6)
2,854
(554.6)
2,879
(551.0)
2,930
(553.4)
2,560
(478.3)
2,345
(448.1)
2,490
(470.8)
2,075
(378.7)
2,034
(385.9)
2,022
(383.3)
2,314
(435.3)
2,103
(400.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6,553
(1,301.6)
6,717
(1,297.7)
6,397
(1,243.1)
6,302
(1,206.2)
5,130
(968.9)
5,121
(956.8)
4,787
(914.8)
5,157
(975.0)
5,062
(923.8)
5,002
(949.0)
4,979
(943.9)
5,021
(944.6)
4,957
(943.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31,217
(6,200.5)
32,539
(6,286.4)
34,542
(6,712.2)
34,404
(6,584.7)
19,642
(3,709.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A27,440
(5,221.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7,164
(1,423.0)
6,206
(1,199.0)
6,359
(1,235.7)
6,338
(1,213.0)
6,527
(1,232.8)
7,376
(1,378.1)
6,767
(1,293.1)
5,808
(1,098.1)
3,564
(650.4)
3,433
(651.3)
2,746
(520.6)
2,499
(470.1)
2,190
(416.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
355
(70.5)
328
(63.4)
285
(55.4)
277
(53.0)
307
(58.0)
301
(56.2)
280
(53.5)
318
(60.1)
225
(41.1)
153
(29.0)
167
(31.7)
198
(37.3)
151
(28.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7)722.9693.5712.5716.0591.8569.8543.9536.5441.3444.7444.5455.7490.4

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 752 registered sex offenders living in Tucson, Arizona as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tucson to the number of sex offenders is 697 to 1.


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

490.4
South Tucson:

1,604.6
Oro Valley:

102.1
Sahuarita:

346.0
Marana:

373.5
Violent crime rate in 2013
Tucson:

350.3
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Tucson:

391.7
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Tucson:

355.7
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Tucson:

341.4
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Tucson:

348.9
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Tucson:

438.4
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Tucson:

427.5
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Tucson:

464.1
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Tucson:

521.8
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Tucson:

513.0
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Tucson:

497.4
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Tucson:

495.3
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Tucson:

517.2
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Tucson:

506.2
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2005
Tucson:

557.6
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Tucson:

743.6
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Tucson:

760.5
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Tucson:

744.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Tucson:

774.6
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: 1,268 (983 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Arizona average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,242 (955 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,240 (949 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Arizona average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,295 (974 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,365 (1,012 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,406 (1,037 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,452 (1,056 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Arizona average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,376 (994 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,369 (1,008 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,276 (951 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,285 (941 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Arizona average:

2.00


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Tucson

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

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Zip codes: 85701, 85706, 85707, 85708, 85710, 85711, 85714, 85719, 85723, 85724, 85726, 85730, 85745.