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Delray Beach, FL Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Delray Beach, Florida


Population: 64,522 in 2009

Delray Beach, FL Map
The Delray Beach, FL 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. *
Delray Beach, FL Crime Categories
Delray Beach Law Enforcement
Delray Beach Violent Crimes
Delray Beach Forcible Rapes
Delray Beach Murders
Delray Beach Robbery
Delray Beach Aggravated Assaults
Delray Beach Property Crimes
Delray Beach Burglary
Delray Beach Larceny
Delray Beach Motor Vehicle
Delray Beach Arson
Delray Beach, FL 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Total Employees
216
Officers
146
Civilians
70
Year
2008
Total Employees
220
Officers
152
Civilians
68
Year
2007
Total Employees
225
Officers
151
Civilians
74
Year
2006
Total Employees
221
Officers
149
Civilians
72
Delray Beach, FL Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Delray Beach, Florida law enforcement had 606 violent crimes reported. With a population of 64,522 in 2009, there were 93.9 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Delray Beach, Florida. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 678, 719 and 676, 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
606
Occurrences (per 10k)
93.9
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
676
Occurrences (per 10k)
106.0
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
719
Occurrences (per 10k)
110.2
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
678
Occurrences (per 10k)
103.0
Delray Beach, FL Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Delray Beach, Florida had 4.5 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 64,522 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Delray Beach in 2009 was 29. There were 22 known offenses in 2006, 22 in 2007, and 23 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
29
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.5
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.6
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
22
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.4
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
22
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.3
Delray Beach, FL Murder Statistics
Delray Beach, Florida had 3 murders in 2009. With a total population of 64522 in 2009, there were 0.5 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Delray Beach, Florida. The murder rates in Delray Beach, Florida in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 5, 3 and 2, 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Delray Beach, FL Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Delray Beach, Florida in 2009 was 356. Delray Beach had 55.2 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 64,522 in 2009. In Delray Beach there were 501 offenses in 2006, 471 in 2007, and 443 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
356
Occurrences (per 10k)
55.2
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
443
Occurrences (per 10k)
69.4
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
471
Occurrences (per 10k)
72.2
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
501
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.1
Delray Beach, FL Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Delray Beach, Florida had 218 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 64,522 in 2009 people living in Delray Beach, in 2009 there were 33.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 150 robberies in 2006, 223 in 2007 and 208 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
218
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.8
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
208
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.6
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
223
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.2
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
150
Occurrences (per 10k)
22.8
Delray Beach, FL Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Delray Beach, Florida had 3430 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Delray Beach was 64,522 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 531.6. Looking back at the previous three years in Delray Beach, Florida, you will see that there were 3332 property crimes in 2006, 3553 in 2007 and 3527 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
3,430
Occurrences (per 10k)
531.6
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
3,527
Occurrences (per 10k)
552.9
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
3,553
Occurrences (per 10k)
544.4
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
3,332
Occurrences (per 10k)
506.0
Delray Beach, FL Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Delray Beach, Florida in 2009 was 771. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 64,522 in 2009 in 2009, Delray Beach, Florida had 119.5 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Delray Beach there were 587 burglary offenses in 2006, 753 in 2007, and 763 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
771
Occurrences (per 10k)
119.5
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
763
Occurrences (per 10k)
119.6
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
753
Occurrences (per 10k)
115.4
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
587
Occurrences (per 10k)
89.1
Delray Beach, FL Larceny Statistics
Delray Beach, Florida had 2448 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 64,522 in 2009 people living in Delray Beach that year, there were 379.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 2430 larceny-thefts in 2006, 2504 in 2007 and 2541 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
2,448
Occurrences (per 10k)
379.4
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
2,541
Occurrences (per 10k)
398.3
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
2,504
Occurrences (per 10k)
383.7
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
2,430
Occurrences (per 10k)
369.0
Delray Beach, FL Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Delray Beach, Florida law enforcement had 211 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 64,522 in 2009 in Delray Beach, there were 32.7 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 315, 296 and 223, 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
211
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.7
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
223
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.0
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
296
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.4
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
315
Occurrences (per 10k)
47.8
Delray Beach, FL Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Delray Beach in 2009 was 8. Delray Beach, Florida had 1.2 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 64,522 in 2009. In Delray Beach, Florida, the known offenses of arson were 5 in 2006, 5 in 2007, and 9 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 - Delray Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
64,522
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.2
Year
2008
Population
63,795
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2007
Population
65,262
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Year
2006
Population
65,849
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
*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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