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El Paso, TX Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For El Paso, Texas


Population: 618,812 in 2009

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The El Paso, 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. *
El Paso, TX Crime Categories
El Paso Law Enforcement
El Paso Violent Crimes
El Paso Forcible Rapes
El Paso Murders
El Paso Robbery
El Paso Aggravated Assaults
El Paso Property Crimes
El Paso Burglary
El Paso Larceny
El Paso Motor Vehicle
El Paso Arson
El Paso, 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Total Employees
1,459
Officers
1,117
Civilians
342
Year
2008
Total Employees
1,455
Officers
1,129
Civilians
326
Year
2007
Total Employees
1,446
Officers
1,106
Civilians
340
Year
2006
Total Employees
1,444
Officers
1,098
Civilians
346
El Paso, TX Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, El Paso, Texas law enforcement had 2830 violent crimes reported. With a population of 618,812 in 2009, there were 45.7 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in El Paso, Texas. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2413, 2574 and 2825, 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
2,830
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.7
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
2,825
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.1
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
2,574
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.8
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
2,413
Occurrences (per 10k)
39.2
El Paso, TX Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, El Paso, Texas had 2.9 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 618,812 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in El Paso in 2009 was 182. There were 291 known offenses in 2006, 258 in 2007, and 181 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
182
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.9
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
181
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.0
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
258
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.2
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
291
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.7
El Paso, TX Murder Statistics
El Paso, Texas had 12 murders in 2009. With a total population of 618812 in 2009, there were 0.2 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in El Paso, Texas. The murder rates in El Paso, Texas in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 13, 17 and 17, 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
El Paso, TX Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in El Paso, Texas in 2009 was 2184. El Paso had 35.3 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 618,812 in 2009. In El Paso there were 1606 offenses in 2006, 1827 in 2007, and 2171 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
2,184
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.3
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
2,171
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.5
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
1,827
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.7
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
1,606
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.1
El Paso, TX Robbery Statistics
In 2009, El Paso, Texas had 452 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 618,812 in 2009 people living in El Paso, in 2009 there were 7.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 503 robberies in 2006, 472 in 2007 and 456 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
452
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.3
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
456
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.4
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
472
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.7
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
503
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.2
El Paso, TX Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, El Paso, Texas had 18528 property crimes. The population in 2009 for El Paso was 618,812 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 299.4. Looking back at the previous three years in El Paso, Texas, you will see that there were 20576 property crimes in 2006, 19722 in 2007 and 19702 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
18,528
Occurrences (per 10k)
299.4
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
19,702
Occurrences (per 10k)
321.7
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
19,722
Occurrences (per 10k)
320.1
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
20,576
Occurrences (per 10k)
334.3
El Paso, TX Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in El Paso, Texas in 2009 was 1991. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 618,812 in 2009 in 2009, El Paso, Texas had 32.2 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In El Paso there were 2212 burglary offenses in 2006, 2149 in 2007, and 2079 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
1,991
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.2
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
2,079
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.9
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
2,149
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.9
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
2,212
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.9
El Paso, TX Larceny Statistics
El Paso, Texas had 14647 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 618,812 in 2009 people living in El Paso that year, there were 236.7 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 14845 larceny-thefts in 2006, 14545 in 2007 and 14870 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
14,647
Occurrences (per 10k)
236.7
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
14,870
Occurrences (per 10k)
242.8
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
14,545
Occurrences (per 10k)
236.1
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
14,845
Occurrences (per 10k)
241.2
El Paso, TX Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, El Paso, Texas law enforcement had 1890 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 618,812 in 2009 in El Paso, there were 30.5 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3519, 3028 and 2753, 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
1,890
Occurrences (per 10k)
30.5
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
2,753
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.0
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
3,028
Occurrences (per 10k)
49.2
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
3,519
Occurrences (per 10k)
57.2
El Paso, TX Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in El Paso in 2009 was 110. El Paso, Texas had 1.8 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 618,812 in 2009. In El Paso, Texas, the known offenses of arson were 93 in 2006, 81 in 2007, and 118 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 - El Paso, TX
Year
2009
Population
618,812
Occurrences
110
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2008
Population
612,374
Occurrences
118
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.9
Year
2007
Population
616,029
Occurrences
81
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2006
Population
615,553
Occurrences
93
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
*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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