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Tempe City, Arizona Crime Analysis

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Crime in Tempe City, Arizona

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 5 10 7 8 4 5 10 6 2 11 5 11 3
    per 100,000 3 6 4 5 2 3 6 3 1 6 3 7 2
Rape 72 75 74 86 72 71 63 34 66 43 45 44 62
    per 100,000 44 44 45 53 43 42 37 19 37 25 27 26 37
Robbery 327 344 299 263 326 426 330 323 306 268 237 253 224
    per 100,000 199 204 183 161 196 255 193 183 172 155 145 152 133
Assault 533 811 633 623 658 592 513 493 548 457 500 570 542
    per 100,000 325 481 388 381 396 354 299 279 309 264 305 343 322
Burglary 2,273 2,360 2,430 1,793 1,835 1,795 1,866 1,545 1,478 1,416 1,579 1,250 1,276
    per 100,000 1,385 1,399 1,489 1,096 1,104 1,073 1,089 876 833 818 963 753 757
Larceny Theft 10,497 11,004 9,756 8,838 8,260 8,374 7,959 7,584 6,692 6,412 6,804 6,085 6,113
    per 100,000 6,397 6,523 5,980 5,405 4,972 5,005 4,646 4,300 3,770 3,706 4,149 3,664 3,628
Vehicle Theft 2,827 3,215 2,701 2,411 2,305 2,420 1,599 1,113 816 644 550 489 487
    per 100,000 1,723 1,906 1,656 1,474 1,387 1,446 933 631 460 372 335 294 289
Arson 37 41 48 36 57 74 69 54 68 42 28 25 44
    per 100,000 23 24 29 22 34 44 40 31 38 24 17 15 26
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
234 310 253 245 265 274 229 214 231 195 197 220 208
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
3,909 4,155 3,734 3,270 3,114 3,166 2,873 2,574 2,264 2,129 2,240 1,962 1,980
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
2,071 2,233 1,994 1,757 1,690 1,720 1,551 1,394 1,247 1,162 1,219 1,091 1,094


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Arizona

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
9,221 11,305 14,260 14,500 14,380 14,519 14,533 0 14,500 14,500


(updated 2014)



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