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Sarasota City, Florida Crime Analysis

   (County: Sarasota County)

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Crime in Sarasota City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 2 1 5 4 5 4 6 8 7 6 8 4 4
    per 100,000 4 2 9 7 9 7 11 15 13 12 15 8 8
Rape 36 40 31 26 37 23 28 22 27 16 28 25 31
    per 100,000 67 73 57 48 68 42 53 42 52 31 53 47 58
Robbery 201 219 199 150 154 196 185 196 174 165 172 136 151
    per 100,000 372 397 367 276 282 359 349 378 333 318 327 256 285
Assault 428 372 331 328 326 342 369 356 332 323 305 260 227
    per 100,000 791 675 610 602 598 626 696 687 635 622 580 490 428
Burglary 1,037 955 903 869 769 847 806 815 758 825 698 705 564
    per 100,000 1,917 1,732 1,663 1,596 1,410 1,551 1,521 1,573 1,449 1,589 1,326 1,329 1,063
Larceny Theft 2,732 2,819 2,826 2,731 2,535 2,484 2,470 2,662 2,320 2,229 2,414 2,093 2,023
    per 100,000 5,052 5,114 5,205 5,016 4,647 4,548 4,662 5,137 4,435 4,292 4,587 3,945 3,814
Vehicle Theft 235 293 258 266 258 252 240 189 147 134 114 99 155
    per 100,000 435 532 475 489 473 461 453 365 281 258 217 187 292
Arson 19 13 7 6 15 9 4 12 12 8 4 6 7
    per 100,000 35 24 13 11 27 16 8 23 23 15 8 11 13
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
167 158 142 127 131 141 147 146 135 128 128 106 103
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
1,006 1,020 999 968 894 898 880 920 809 799 808 726 687
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
586 589 570 548 512 520 514 533 472 463 468 416 395


(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 Sarasota City, Florida


  • Sarasota County Jail


    2020 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34237
    Capacity: 1040
    Confined: 877
    Avg. Population: 857
    Year Built: 1975
    Year Renovated: 2002


(updated 2006)



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