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Albuquerque, NM Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Albuquerque, New Mexico


Population: 530,636 in 2009

Albuquerque, NM Map
The Albuquerque, NM crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Albuquerque, NM Crime Categories
Albuquerque Law Enforcement
Albuquerque Violent Crimes
Albuquerque Forcible Rapes
Albuquerque Murders
Albuquerque Robbery
Albuquerque Aggravated Assaults
Albuquerque Property Crimes
Albuquerque Burglary
Albuquerque Larceny
Albuquerque Motor Vehicle
Albuquerque Arson
Albuquerque, NM Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Total Employees
1,473
Officers
1,087
Civilians
386
Year
2008
Total Employees
1,488
Officers
1,029
Civilians
459
Year
2007
Total Employees
1,384
Officers
986
Civilians
398
Year
2006
Total Employees
1,384
Officers
972
Civilians
412
Albuquerque, NM Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico law enforcement had 4082 violent crimes reported. With a population of 530,636 in 2009, there were 76.9 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 4550, 5080 and 4718, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
4,082
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.9
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
4,718
Occurrences (per 10k)
89.4
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
5,080
Occurrences (per 10k)
99.0
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
4,550
Occurrences (per 10k)
90.8
Albuquerque, NM Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico had 6.1 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 530,636 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Albuquerque in 2009 was 326. There were 286 known offenses in 2006, 307 in 2007, and 370 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
326
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.1
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
370
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.0
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
307
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.0
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
286
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.7
Albuquerque, NM Murder Statistics
Albuquerque, New Mexico had 56 murders in 2009. With a total population of 530636 in 2009, there were 1.1 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The murder rates in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 34, 47 and 38, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
56
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.1
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
38
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
47
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
34
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Albuquerque, NM Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2009 was 2597. Albuquerque had 48.9 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 530,636 in 2009. In Albuquerque there were 3059 offenses in 2006, 3287 in 2007, and 2960 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
2,597
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.9
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
2,960
Occurrences (per 10k)
56.1
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
3,287
Occurrences (per 10k)
64.1
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
3,059
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.1
Albuquerque, NM Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico had 1103 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 530,636 in 2009 people living in Albuquerque, in 2009 there were 20.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 1171 robberies in 2006, 1439 in 2007 and 1350 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
1,103
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.8
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
1,350
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.6
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
1,439
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.0
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
1,171
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.4
Albuquerque, NM Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico had 29140 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Albuquerque was 530,636 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 549.2. Looking back at the previous three years in Albuquerque, New Mexico, you will see that there were 31757 property crimes in 2006, 29293 in 2007 and 31994 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
29,140
Occurrences (per 10k)
549.2
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
31,994
Occurrences (per 10k)
606.6
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
29,293
Occurrences (per 10k)
570.9
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
31,757
Occurrences (per 10k)
633.9
Albuquerque, NM Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2009 was 6376. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 530,636 in 2009 in 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico had 120.2 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Albuquerque there were 6352 burglary offenses in 2006, 5622 in 2007, and 6224 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
6,376
Occurrences (per 10k)
120.2
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
6,224
Occurrences (per 10k)
118.0
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
5,622
Occurrences (per 10k)
109.6
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
6,352
Occurrences (per 10k)
126.8
Albuquerque, NM Larceny Statistics
Albuquerque, New Mexico had 19365 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 530,636 in 2009 people living in Albuquerque that year, there were 364.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 19890 larceny-thefts in 2006, 18632 in 2007 and 21098 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
19,365
Occurrences (per 10k)
364.9
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
21,098
Occurrences (per 10k)
400.0
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
18,632
Occurrences (per 10k)
363.1
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
19,890
Occurrences (per 10k)
397.0
Albuquerque, NM Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico law enforcement had 3399 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 530,636 in 2009 in Albuquerque, there were 64.1 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 5515, 5039 and 4672, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
3,399
Occurrences (per 10k)
64.1
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
4,672
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.6
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
5,039
Occurrences (per 10k)
98.2
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
5,515
Occurrences (per 10k)
110.1
Albuquerque, NM Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Albuquerque in 2009 was 98. Albuquerque, New Mexico had 1.8 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 530,636 in 2009. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the known offenses of arson were 61 in 2006, 90 in 2007, and 132 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Albuquerque, NM
Year
2009
Population
530,636
Occurrences
98
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2008
Population
527,464
Occurrences
132
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.5
Year
2007
Population
513,124
Occurrences
90
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2006
Population
500,955
Occurrences
61
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.2
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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