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Gig Harbor, WA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Gig Harbor, Washington


Population: 7,059 in 2009

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The Gig Harbor, 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. *
Gig Harbor, WA Crime Categories
Gig Harbor Law Enforcement
Gig Harbor Violent Crimes
Gig Harbor Forcible Rapes
Gig Harbor Murders
Gig Harbor Robbery
Gig Harbor Aggravated Assaults
Gig Harbor Property Crimes
Gig Harbor Burglary
Gig Harbor Larceny
Gig Harbor Motor Vehicle
Gig Harbor Arson
Gig Harbor, 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Total Employees
19
Officers
17
Civilians
2
Year
2008
Total Employees
20
Officers
17
Civilians
3
Year
2007
Total Employees
19
Officers
16
Civilians
3
Year
2006
Total Employees
18
Officers
16
Civilians
2
Gig Harbor, WA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington law enforcement had 19 violent crimes reported. With a population of 7,059 in 2009, there were 26.9 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Gig Harbor, Washington. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 17, 14 and 13, 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.9
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.6
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
14
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.9
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.2
Gig Harbor, WA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington had 7.1 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 7,059 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Gig Harbor in 2009 was 5. There were 1 known offenses in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 2 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.1
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.0
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
Gig Harbor, WA Murder Statistics
Gig Harbor, Washington had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 7059 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Gig Harbor, Washington. The murder rates in Gig Harbor, Washington in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 0, 1 and 0, 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Gig Harbor, WA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Gig Harbor, Washington in 2009 was 7. Gig Harbor had 9.9 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 7,059 in 2009. In Gig Harbor there were 12 offenses in 2006, 7 in 2007, and 6 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.9
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.0
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.5
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.8
Gig Harbor, WA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington had 7 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 7,059 in 2009 people living in Gig Harbor, in 2009 there were 9.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 4 robberies in 2006, 6 in 2007 and 5 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.9
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.5
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.0
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.9
Gig Harbor, WA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington had 403 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Gig Harbor was 7,059 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 570.9. Looking back at the previous three years in Gig Harbor, Washington, you will see that there were 484 property crimes in 2006, 385 in 2007 and 348 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
403
Occurrences (per 10k)
570.9
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
348
Occurrences (per 10k)
524.8
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
385
Occurrences (per 10k)
575.4
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
484
Occurrences (per 10k)
718.7
Gig Harbor, WA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Gig Harbor, Washington in 2009 was 54. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 7,059 in 2009 in 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington had 76.5 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Gig Harbor there were 70 burglary offenses in 2006, 51 in 2007, and 40 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
54
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.5
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
40
Occurrences (per 10k)
60.3
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
51
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.2
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
70
Occurrences (per 10k)
104.0
Gig Harbor, WA Larceny Statistics
Gig Harbor, Washington had 333 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 7,059 in 2009 people living in Gig Harbor that year, there were 471.7 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 378 larceny-thefts in 2006, 297 in 2007 and 281 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
333
Occurrences (per 10k)
471.7
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
281
Occurrences (per 10k)
423.8
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
297
Occurrences (per 10k)
443.9
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
378
Occurrences (per 10k)
561.3
Gig Harbor, WA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Gig Harbor, Washington law enforcement had 16 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 7,059 in 2009 in Gig Harbor, there were 22.7 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 36, 37 and 27, 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
22.7
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
27
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.7
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
37
Occurrences (per 10k)
55.3
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
36
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.5
Gig Harbor, WA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Gig Harbor in 2009 was 1. Gig Harbor, Washington had 1.4 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 7,059 in 2009. In Gig Harbor, Washington, the known offenses of arson were 1 in 2006, 1 in 2007, and 3 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 - Gig Harbor, WA
Year
2009
Population
7,059
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2008
Population
6,631
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.5
Year
2007
Population
6,691
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
Year
2006
Population
6,734
Occurrences
1
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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