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Fort Lauderdale City, Florida Crime Analysis

   (County: Broward County)

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Crime in Fort Lauderdale City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 29 12 18 15 15 21 25 22 13 7 12 16 13
    per 100,000 19 8 11 9 9 12 13 12 7 4 7 9 8
Rape 48 39 49 54 67 83 56 73 56 73 91 48 73
    per 100,000 31 24 30 32 40 49 30 40 31 39 54 28 42
Robbery 837 669 640 755 741 832 736 848 685 627 771 835 701
    per 100,000 535 420 397 453 440 489 391 464 374 337 460 489 407
Assault 767 687 645 597 680 747 706 685 727 649 691 644 669
    per 100,000 491 431 400 358 404 439 376 374 397 349 412 377 388
Burglary 2,439 2,482 2,320 2,612 2,555 2,239 2,266 2,633 2,907 2,841 3,102 2,951 2,654
    per 100,000 1,560 1,557 1,440 1,568 1,518 1,315 1,205 1,439 1,589 1,526 1,849 1,727 1,539
Larceny Theft 7,049 6,418 6,281 6,493 7,564 6,678 6,581 6,939 6,780 6,437 6,489 6,419 6,429
    per 100,000 4,509 4,027 3,899 3,899 4,495 3,924 3,501 3,793 3,706 3,458 3,868 3,758 3,729
Vehicle Theft 1,412 1,374 1,135 1,004 1,097 1,020 865 847 687 636 601 590 567
    per 100,000 903 862 705 603 652 599 460 463 376 342 358 345 329
Arson 48 54 38 43 48 49 48 57 39 44 44 39 30
    per 100,000 31 34 24 26 29 29 26 31 21 24 26 23 17
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
420 352 338 355 376 421 381 407 370 339 391 386 364
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
2,737 2,582 2,444 2,538 2,816 2,497 2,440 2,619 2,603 2,490 2,559 2,500 2,420
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
1,579 1,467 1,391 1,447 1,596 1,459 1,410 1,513 1,487 1,414 1,475 1,443 1,392


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



Jails in Fort Lauderdale City, Florida


  • Broward County


    555 Se 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    Capacity: 1328
    Confined: 5473
    Avg. Population: 5572
    Year Built: 1999
    Year Renovated: 2001


(updated 2006)



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