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Dayton, OH Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Dayton, Ohio


Population: 152,965 in 2009

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The Dayton, OH 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. *
Dayton, OH Crime Categories
Dayton Law Enforcement
Dayton Violent Crimes
Dayton Forcible Rapes
Dayton Murders
Dayton Robbery
Dayton Aggravated Assaults
Dayton Property Crimes
Dayton Burglary
Dayton Larceny
Dayton Motor Vehicle
Dayton Arson
Dayton, OH 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Total Employees
477
Officers
398
Civilians
79
Year
2008
Total Employees
507
Officers
419
Civilians
88
Year
2007
Total Employees
513
Officers
390
Civilians
123
Dayton, OH Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Dayton, Ohio law enforcement had 1542 violent crimes reported. With a population of 152,965 in 2009, there were 100.8 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Dayton, Ohio. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1721, 1597 and 1672, 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
1,542
Occurrences (per 10k)
100.8
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
1,672
Occurrences (per 10k)
108.4
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
1,597
Occurrences (per 10k)
102.7
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
1,721
Occurrences (per 10k)
108.2
Dayton, OH Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Dayton, Ohio had 5.9 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 152,965 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Dayton in 2009 was 91. There were 120 known offenses in 2006, 116 in 2007, and 105 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
91
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.9
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
105
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.8
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
116
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.5
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
120
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.5
Dayton, OH Murder Statistics
Dayton, Ohio had 39 murders in 2009. With a total population of 152965 in 2009, there were 2.5 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Dayton, Ohio. The murder rates in Dayton, Ohio in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 37, 28 and 37, 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
39
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.5
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
37
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.4
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
28
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
37
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Dayton, OH Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Dayton, Ohio in 2009 was 642. Dayton had 42.0 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 152,965 in 2009. In Dayton there were 754 offenses in 2006, 704 in 2007, and 722 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
642
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.0
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
722
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.8
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
704
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.3
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
754
Occurrences (per 10k)
47.4
Dayton, OH Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Dayton, Ohio had 770 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 152,965 in 2009 people living in Dayton, in 2009 there were 50.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 810 robberies in 2006, 749 in 2007 and 808 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
770
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.3
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
808
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.4
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
749
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.2
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
810
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.9
Dayton, OH Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Dayton, Ohio had 8949 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Dayton was 152,965 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 585.0. Looking back at the previous three years in Dayton, Ohio, you will see that there were 11759 property crimes in 2006, 10465 in 2007 and 9466 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
8,949
Occurrences (per 10k)
585.0
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
9,466
Occurrences (per 10k)
613.8
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
10,465
Occurrences (per 10k)
672.9
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
11,759
Occurrences (per 10k)
739.2
Dayton, OH Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Dayton, Ohio in 2009 was 3244. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 152,965 in 2009 in 2009, Dayton, Ohio had 212.1 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Dayton there were 3525 burglary offenses in 2006, 3272 in 2007, and 3237 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
3,244
Occurrences (per 10k)
212.1
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
3,237
Occurrences (per 10k)
209.9
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
3,272
Occurrences (per 10k)
210.4
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
3,525
Occurrences (per 10k)
221.6
Dayton, OH Larceny Statistics
Dayton, Ohio had 4932 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 152,965 in 2009 people living in Dayton that year, there were 322.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 6037 larceny-thefts in 2006, 5607 in 2007 and 5061 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
4,932
Occurrences (per 10k)
322.4
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
5,061
Occurrences (per 10k)
328.2
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
5,607
Occurrences (per 10k)
360.5
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
6,037
Occurrences (per 10k)
379.5
Dayton, OH Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Dayton, Ohio law enforcement had 773 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 152,965 in 2009 in Dayton, there were 50.5 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2197, 1586 and 1168, 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
773
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.5
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
1,168
Occurrences (per 10k)
75.7
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
1,586
Occurrences (per 10k)
102.0
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
2,197
Occurrences (per 10k)
138.1
Dayton, OH Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Dayton in 2009 was 173. Dayton, Ohio had 11.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 152,965 in 2009. In Dayton, Ohio, the known offenses of arson were 168 in 2006, 172 in 2007, and 169 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 - Dayton, OH
Year
2009
Population
152,965
Occurrences
173
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.3
Year
2008
Population
154,218
Occurrences
169
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.0
Year
2007
Population
155,526
Occurrences
172
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.1
Year
2006
Population
159,067
Occurrences
168
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.6
*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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