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Downey, CA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Downey, California


Population: 107,598 in 2009

Downey, CA Map
The Downey, CA 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. *
Downey, CA Crime Categories
Downey Law Enforcement
Downey Violent Crimes
Downey Forcible Rapes
Downey Murders
Downey Robbery
Downey Aggravated Assaults
Downey Property Crimes
Downey Burglary
Downey Larceny
Downey Motor Vehicle
Downey Arson
Downey, CA 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Total Employees
169
Officers
119
Civilians
50
Year
2008
Total Employees
164
Officers
107
Civilians
57
Year
2007
Total Employees
156
Officers
106
Civilians
50
Year
2006
Total Employees
160
Officers
110
Civilians
50
Downey, CA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Downey, California law enforcement had 444 violent crimes reported. With a population of 107,598 in 2009, there were 41.3 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Downey, California. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 451, 516 and 451, 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
444
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.3
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
451
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.7
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
516
Occurrences (per 10k)
47.1
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
451
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.7
Downey, CA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Downey, California had 1.7 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 107,598 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Downey in 2009 was 18. There were 21 known offenses in 2006, 17 in 2007, and 24 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
18
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
24
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.6
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
21
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.9
Downey, CA Murder Statistics
Downey, California had 4 murders in 2009. With a total population of 107598 in 2009, there were 0.4 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Downey, California. The murder rates in Downey, California in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 4, 3 and 3, 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Downey, CA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Downey, California in 2009 was 188. Downey had 17.5 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 107,598 in 2009. In Downey there were 177 offenses in 2006, 207 in 2007, and 172 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
188
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.5
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
172
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.9
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
207
Occurrences (per 10k)
18.9
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
177
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.0
Downey, CA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Downey, California had 234 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 107,598 in 2009 people living in Downey, in 2009 there were 21.7 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 249 robberies in 2006, 289 in 2007 and 252 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
234
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.7
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
252
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.3
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
289
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.4
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
249
Occurrences (per 10k)
22.5
Downey, CA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Downey, California had 3575 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Downey was 107,598 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 332.3. Looking back at the previous three years in Downey, California, you will see that there were 3616 property crimes in 2006, 3896 in 2007 and 3980 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
3,575
Occurrences (per 10k)
332.3
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
3,980
Occurrences (per 10k)
367.9
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
3,896
Occurrences (per 10k)
355.3
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
3,616
Occurrences (per 10k)
326.6
Downey, CA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Downey, California in 2009 was 524. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 107,598 in 2009 in 2009, Downey, California had 48.7 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Downey there were 575 burglary offenses in 2006, 669 in 2007, and 712 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
524
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.7
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
712
Occurrences (per 10k)
65.8
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
669
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.0
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
575
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.9
Downey, CA Larceny Statistics
Downey, California had 2105 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 107,598 in 2009 people living in Downey that year, there were 195.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 1897 larceny-thefts in 2006, 2175 in 2007 and 2038 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
2,105
Occurrences (per 10k)
195.6
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
2,038
Occurrences (per 10k)
188.4
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
2,175
Occurrences (per 10k)
198.4
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
1,897
Occurrences (per 10k)
171.4
Downey, CA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Downey, California law enforcement had 946 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 107,598 in 2009 in Downey, there were 87.9 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1144, 1052 and 1230, 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
946
Occurrences (per 10k)
87.9
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
1,230
Occurrences (per 10k)
113.7
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
1,052
Occurrences (per 10k)
95.9
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
1,144
Occurrences (per 10k)
103.3
Downey, CA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Downey in 2009 was 0. Downey, California had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 107,598 in 2009. In Downey, California, the known offenses of arson were 4 in 2006, 13 in 2007, and 8 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 - Downey, CA
Year
2009
Population
107,598
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
108,184
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Year
2007
Population
109,642
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.2
Year
2006
Population
110,706
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
*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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