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District Heights, MD Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For District Heights, Maryland


Population: 6,026 in 2009

District Heights, MD Map
The District Heights, MD 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. *
District Heights, MD Crime Categories
District Heights Law Enforcement
District Heights Violent Crimes
District Heights Forcible Rapes
District Heights Murders
District Heights Robbery
District Heights Aggravated Assaults
District Heights Property Crimes
District Heights Burglary
District Heights Larceny
District Heights Motor Vehicle
District Heights Arson
District Heights, MD 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Total Employees
14
Officers
11
Civilians
3
Year
2008
Total Employees
10
Officers
7
Civilians
3
Year
2007
Total Employees
15
Officers
12
Civilians
3
Year
2006
Total Employees
13
Officers
10
Civilians
3
District Heights, MD Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, District Heights, Maryland law enforcement had 32 violent crimes reported. With a population of 6,026 in 2009, there were 53.1 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in District Heights, Maryland. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 44, 33 and 31, 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
32
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.1
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
31
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.6
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
33
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.8
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
44
Occurrences (per 10k)
69.7
District Heights, MD Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, District Heights, Maryland had 0.0 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 6,026 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in District Heights in 2009 was 0. There were 2 known offenses in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 1 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.6
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.2
District Heights, MD Murder Statistics
District Heights, Maryland had 1 murders in 2009. With a total population of 6026 in 2009, there were 1.7 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in District Heights, Maryland. The murder rates in District Heights, Maryland in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 0, 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.3
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.8
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
District Heights, MD Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in District Heights, Maryland in 2009 was 20. District Heights had 33.2 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 6,026 in 2009. In District Heights there were 26 offenses in 2006, 20 in 2007, and 12 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.2
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.6
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
26
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.2
District Heights, MD Robbery Statistics
In 2009, District Heights, Maryland had 11 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 6,026 in 2009 people living in District Heights, in 2009 there were 18.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 16 robberies in 2006, 10 in 2007 and 16 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
11
Occurrences (per 10k)
18.3
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.1
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.3
District Heights, MD Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, District Heights, Maryland had 183 property crimes. The population in 2009 for District Heights was 6,026 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 303.7. Looking back at the previous three years in District Heights, Maryland, you will see that there were 186 property crimes in 2006, 210 in 2007 and 194 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
183
Occurrences (per 10k)
303.7
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
194
Occurrences (per 10k)
316.9
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
210
Occurrences (per 10k)
335.8
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
186
Occurrences (per 10k)
294.6
District Heights, MD Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in District Heights, Maryland in 2009 was 39. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 6,026 in 2009 in 2009, District Heights, Maryland had 64.7 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In District Heights there were 31 burglary offenses in 2006, 55 in 2007, and 47 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
39
Occurrences (per 10k)
64.7
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
47
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.8
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
55
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
31
Occurrences (per 10k)
49.1
District Heights, MD Larceny Statistics
District Heights, Maryland had 106 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 6,026 in 2009 people living in District Heights that year, there were 175.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 101 larceny-thefts in 2006, 115 in 2007 and 108 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
106
Occurrences (per 10k)
175.9
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
108
Occurrences (per 10k)
176.4
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
115
Occurrences (per 10k)
183.9
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
101
Occurrences (per 10k)
160.0
District Heights, MD Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, District Heights, Maryland law enforcement had 38 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 6,026 in 2009 in District Heights, there were 63.1 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 54, 40 and 39, 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
38
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.1
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
39
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.7
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
40
Occurrences (per 10k)
64.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
54
Occurrences (per 10k)
85.5
District Heights, MD Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in District Heights in 2009 was 0. District Heights, Maryland had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 6,026 in 2009. In District Heights, Maryland, the known offenses of arson were 0 in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 0 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 - District Heights, MD
Year
2009
Population
6,026
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
6,122
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
6,253
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
6,313
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
*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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