Part 1 Crime Stats

Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Part 1 Crimes

Type of Crime
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Homicide 0 1 1 1
1 1 4
3 9 2
Rape 8 9
12 15
7 14 13 18 12 17
Robbery 48 42 35 51
62 47 32 44 37 47
Aggravated Assault
62 64 60 69
89 86 94 107 79 53
Burglary 595 529 437 617 521 402 355 417 357 228
Larceny 1,752 1,716 1,441 1,871
1,853 1,573 1,617 1,672 1,992 2,022
Auto Theft
208 167 93 108
117 146 132 105 154 172
Arson 32 22 27 20
13 8 13 23 7 6
Total
2,705 2,550 2,106 2,752
2,663 2,277 2,260 2,389 2,647 2,547

In 2017 the number of violent crimes decreased 13% and the number of property crimes decreased 3% compared to 2016 Total Part 1 Crimes decreased 4% in 2017 with 2547 total Part 1 Crimes compared to 2647 in 2016.  This comes out to a crime rate of 19.8 Part 1 Crimes per 1000 population in 2017 compared to a rate of 20.6 in 2016.

Year: Population: Part 1 Crimes:
Rates Per 1000:
2013 119,181 2,277 19.11
2014 121,627 2,260 18.58
2015 125,049 2,389 19.1
2016 128,422 2,646 20.6
2017 128,422 2,547 19.8

Surprise continues to be one of the lowest cities for crimes per 1000 residents in the Phoenix area.

​There were a total of 41,045 calls for service in 2017 compared to 40,385 calls for service in 2016.