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Arlington, TX Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Arlington, Texas


Population: 379,104 in 2009

Arlington, TX Map
The Arlington, TX 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. *
Arlington, TX Crime Categories
Arlington Law Enforcement
Arlington Violent Crimes
Arlington Forcible Rapes
Arlington Murders
Arlington Robbery
Arlington Aggravated Assaults
Arlington Property Crimes
Arlington Burglary
Arlington Larceny
Arlington Motor Vehicle
Arlington Arson
Arlington, TX 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Total Employees
804
Officers
623
Civilians
181
Year
2008
Total Employees
790
Officers
614
Civilians
176
Year
2007
Total Employees
759
Officers
584
Civilians
175
Year
2006
Total Employees
738
Officers
559
Civilians
179
Arlington, TX Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Arlington, Texas law enforcement had 2330 violent crimes reported. With a population of 379,104 in 2009, there were 61.5 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Arlington, Texas. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2728, 2588 and 2262, 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
2,330
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.5
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
2,262
Occurrences (per 10k)
60.2
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
2,588
Occurrences (per 10k)
69.6
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
2,728
Occurrences (per 10k)
73.1
Arlington, TX Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Arlington, Texas had 4.0 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 379,104 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Arlington in 2009 was 152. There were 192 known offenses in 2006, 156 in 2007, and 141 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
152
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.0
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
141
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.8
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
156
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.2
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
192
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.1
Arlington, TX Murder Statistics
Arlington, Texas had 12 murders in 2009. With a total population of 379104 in 2009, there were 0.3 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Arlington, Texas. The murder rates in Arlington, Texas in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 14, 13 and 23, 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
14
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Arlington, TX Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Arlington, Texas in 2009 was 1494. Arlington had 39.4 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 379,104 in 2009. In Arlington there were 1632 offenses in 2006, 1677 in 2007, and 1404 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
1,494
Occurrences (per 10k)
39.4
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
1,404
Occurrences (per 10k)
37.4
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
1,677
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.1
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
1,632
Occurrences (per 10k)
43.7
Arlington, TX Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Arlington, Texas had 672 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 379,104 in 2009 people living in Arlington, in 2009 there were 17.7 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 890 robberies in 2006, 742 in 2007 and 694 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
672
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.7
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
694
Occurrences (per 10k)
18.5
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
742
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.9
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
890
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.9
Arlington, TX Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Arlington, Texas had 20516 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Arlington was 379,104 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 541.2. Looking back at the previous three years in Arlington, Texas, you will see that there were 19666 property crimes in 2006, 21079 in 2007 and 20149 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
20,516
Occurrences (per 10k)
541.2
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
20,149
Occurrences (per 10k)
536.1
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
21,079
Occurrences (per 10k)
566.5
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
19,666
Occurrences (per 10k)
527.1
Arlington, TX Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Arlington, Texas in 2009 was 4891. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 379,104 in 2009 in 2009, Arlington, Texas had 129.0 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Arlington there were 4042 burglary offenses in 2006, 4447 in 2007, and 4461 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
4,891
Occurrences (per 10k)
129.0
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
4,461
Occurrences (per 10k)
118.7
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
4,447
Occurrences (per 10k)
119.5
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
4,042
Occurrences (per 10k)
108.3
Arlington, TX Larceny Statistics
Arlington, Texas had 14186 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 379,104 in 2009 people living in Arlington that year, there were 374.2 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 13905 larceny-thefts in 2006, 14990 in 2007 and 14140 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
14,186
Occurrences (per 10k)
374.2
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
14,140
Occurrences (per 10k)
376.2
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
14,990
Occurrences (per 10k)
402.9
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
13,905
Occurrences (per 10k)
372.7
Arlington, TX Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Arlington, Texas law enforcement had 1439 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 379,104 in 2009 in Arlington, there were 38.0 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1719, 1642 and 1548, 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
1,439
Occurrences (per 10k)
38.0
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
1,548
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.2
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
1,642
Occurrences (per 10k)
44.1
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
1,719
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.1
Arlington, TX Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Arlington in 2009 was 49. Arlington, Texas had 1.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 379,104 in 2009. In Arlington, Texas, the known offenses of arson were 42 in 2006, 64 in 2007, and 63 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 - Arlington, TX
Year
2009
Population
379,104
Occurrences
49
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2008
Population
375,836
Occurrences
63
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Year
2007
Population
372,073
Occurrences
64
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Year
2006
Population
373,086
Occurrences
42
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.1
*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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