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Gainesville, TX Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Gainesville, Texas


Population: 16,547 in 2009

Gainesville, TX Map
The Gainesville, 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. *
Gainesville, TX Crime Categories
Gainesville Law Enforcement
Gainesville Violent Crimes
Gainesville Forcible Rapes
Gainesville Murders
Gainesville Robbery
Gainesville Aggravated Assaults
Gainesville Property Crimes
Gainesville Burglary
Gainesville Larceny
Gainesville Motor Vehicle
Gainesville Arson
Gainesville, 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Total Employees
51
Officers
38
Civilians
13
Year
2008
Total Employees
49
Officers
36
Civilians
13
Year
2007
Total Employees
52
Officers
39
Civilians
13
Year
2006
Total Employees
50
Officers
38
Civilians
12
Gainesville, TX Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gainesville, Texas law enforcement had 90 violent crimes reported. With a population of 16,547 in 2009, there were 54.4 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Gainesville, Texas. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 130, 92 and 78, 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
90
Occurrences (per 10k)
54.4
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
78
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.8
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
92
Occurrences (per 10k)
55.1
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
130
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.3
Gainesville, TX Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gainesville, Texas had 4.2 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 16,547 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Gainesville in 2009 was 7. There were 7 known offenses in 2006, 15 in 2007, and 17 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.2
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.2
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
15
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.0
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.1
Gainesville, TX Murder Statistics
Gainesville, Texas had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 16547 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Gainesville, Texas. The murder rates in Gainesville, Texas in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2, 1 and 1, 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.2
Gainesville, TX Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Gainesville, Texas in 2009 was 71. Gainesville had 42.9 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 16,547 in 2009. In Gainesville there were 102 offenses in 2006, 58 in 2007, and 37 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
71
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.9
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
37
Occurrences (per 10k)
22.2
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
58
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.7
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
102
Occurrences (per 10k)
59.9
Gainesville, TX Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Gainesville, Texas had 12 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 16,547 in 2009 people living in Gainesville, in 2009 there were 7.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 19 robberies in 2006, 18 in 2007 and 23 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.3
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.8
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
18
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.8
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.2
Gainesville, TX Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Gainesville, Texas had 823 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Gainesville was 16,547 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 497.4. Looking back at the previous three years in Gainesville, Texas, you will see that there were 896 property crimes in 2006, 915 in 2007 and 683 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
823
Occurrences (per 10k)
497.4
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
683
Occurrences (per 10k)
410.2
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
915
Occurrences (per 10k)
547.6
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
896
Occurrences (per 10k)
525.9
Gainesville, TX Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Gainesville, Texas in 2009 was 237. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 16,547 in 2009 in 2009, Gainesville, Texas had 143.2 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Gainesville there were 235 burglary offenses in 2006, 262 in 2007, and 205 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
237
Occurrences (per 10k)
143.2
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
205
Occurrences (per 10k)
123.1
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
262
Occurrences (per 10k)
156.8
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
235
Occurrences (per 10k)
137.9
Gainesville, TX Larceny Statistics
Gainesville, Texas had 552 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 16,547 in 2009 people living in Gainesville that year, there were 333.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 608 larceny-thefts in 2006, 596 in 2007 and 447 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
552
Occurrences (per 10k)
333.6
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
447
Occurrences (per 10k)
268.5
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
596
Occurrences (per 10k)
356.7
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
608
Occurrences (per 10k)
356.8
Gainesville, TX Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gainesville, Texas law enforcement had 34 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 16,547 in 2009 in Gainesville, there were 20.5 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 53, 57 and 31, 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
34
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.5
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
31
Occurrences (per 10k)
18.6
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
57
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.1
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
53
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.1
Gainesville, TX Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Gainesville in 2009 was 3. Gainesville, Texas had 1.8 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 16,547 in 2009. In Gainesville, Texas, the known offenses of arson were 3 in 2006, 1 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 - Gainesville, TX
Year
2009
Population
16,547
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2008
Population
16,650
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
16,710
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2006
Population
17,039
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
*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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