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Federal Way, WA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Federal Way, Washington


Population: 84,219 in 2009

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The Federal Way, WA 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. *
Federal Way, WA Crime Categories
Federal Way Law Enforcement
Federal Way Violent Crimes
Federal Way Forcible Rapes
Federal Way Murders
Federal Way Robbery
Federal Way Aggravated Assaults
Federal Way Property Crimes
Federal Way Burglary
Federal Way Larceny
Federal Way Motor Vehicle
Federal Way Arson
Federal Way, WA 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Total Employees
163
Officers
132
Civilians
31
Year
2008
Total Employees
160
Officers
129
Civilians
31
Year
2007
Total Employees
159
Officers
128
Civilians
31
Year
2006
Total Employees
147
Officers
116
Civilians
31
Federal Way, WA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Federal Way, Washington law enforcement had 369 violent crimes reported. With a population of 84,219 in 2009, there were 43.8 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Federal Way, Washington. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 331, 287 and 323, 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
369
Occurrences (per 10k)
43.8
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
323
Occurrences (per 10k)
38.1
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
287
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.2
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
331
Occurrences (per 10k)
39.2
Federal Way, WA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Federal Way, Washington had 6.1 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 84,219 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Federal Way in 2009 was 51. There were 64 known offenses in 2006, 48 in 2007, and 30 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
51
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.1
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
30
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.5
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
48
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.7
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
64
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.6
Federal Way, WA Murder Statistics
Federal Way, Washington had 5 murders in 2009. With a total population of 84219 in 2009, there were 0.6 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Federal Way, Washington. The murder rates in Federal Way, Washington in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 3 and 8, 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.1
Federal Way, WA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Federal Way, Washington in 2009 was 115. Federal Way had 13.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 84,219 in 2009. In Federal Way there were 120 offenses in 2006, 107 in 2007, and 115 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
115
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.7
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
115
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.6
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.7
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
120
Occurrences (per 10k)
14.2
Federal Way, WA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Federal Way, Washington had 198 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 84,219 in 2009 people living in Federal Way, in 2009 there were 23.5 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 146 robberies in 2006, 129 in 2007 and 170 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
198
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.5
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
170
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.1
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
129
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.4
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
146
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.3
Federal Way, WA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Federal Way, Washington had 4533 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Federal Way was 84,219 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 538.2. Looking back at the previous three years in Federal Way, Washington, you will see that there were 5182 property crimes in 2006, 4837 in 2007 and 4549 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
4,533
Occurrences (per 10k)
538.2
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
4,549
Occurrences (per 10k)
536.6
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
4,837
Occurrences (per 10k)
575.7
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
5,182
Occurrences (per 10k)
613.1
Federal Way, WA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Federal Way, Washington in 2009 was 741. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 84,219 in 2009 in 2009, Federal Way, Washington had 88.0 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Federal Way there were 753 burglary offenses in 2006, 739 in 2007, and 800 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
741
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.0
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
800
Occurrences (per 10k)
94.4
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
739
Occurrences (per 10k)
87.9
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
753
Occurrences (per 10k)
89.1
Federal Way, WA Larceny Statistics
Federal Way, Washington had 3231 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 84,219 in 2009 people living in Federal Way that year, there were 383.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 3230 larceny-thefts in 2006, 3159 in 2007 and 2933 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
3,231
Occurrences (per 10k)
383.6
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
2,933
Occurrences (per 10k)
346.0
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
3,159
Occurrences (per 10k)
376.0
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
3,230
Occurrences (per 10k)
382.2
Federal Way, WA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Federal Way, Washington law enforcement had 561 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 84,219 in 2009 in Federal Way, there were 66.6 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1199, 939 and 816, 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
561
Occurrences (per 10k)
66.6
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
816
Occurrences (per 10k)
96.3
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
939
Occurrences (per 10k)
111.8
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
1,199
Occurrences (per 10k)
141.9
Federal Way, WA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Federal Way in 2009 was 13. Federal Way, Washington had 1.5 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 84,219 in 2009. In Federal Way, Washington, the known offenses of arson were 26 in 2006, 19 in 2007, and 13 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 - Federal Way, WA
Year
2009
Population
84,219
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
Year
2008
Population
84,775
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
Year
2007
Population
84,026
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Year
2006
Population
84,516
Occurrences
26
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.1
*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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