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Hamden, CT Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Hamden, Connecticut


Population: 57,975 in 2009

Hamden, CT Map
The Hamden, CT 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. *
Hamden, CT Crime Categories
Hamden Law Enforcement
Hamden Violent Crimes
Hamden Forcible Rapes
Hamden Murders
Hamden Robbery
Hamden Aggravated Assaults
Hamden Property Crimes
Hamden Burglary
Hamden Larceny
Hamden Motor Vehicle
Hamden Arson
Hamden, CT 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Total Employees
133
Officers
106
Civilians
27
Year
2008
Total Employees
130
Officers
105
Civilians
25
Year
2007
Total Employees
128
Officers
107
Civilians
21
Year
2006
Total Employees
118
Officers
95
Civilians
23
Hamden, CT Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hamden, Connecticut law enforcement had 97 violent crimes reported. With a population of 57,975 in 2009, there were 16.7 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Hamden, Connecticut. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 97, 121 and 107, 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
97
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.7
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
18.5
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
121
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.9
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
97
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.7
Hamden, CT Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hamden, Connecticut had 1.7 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 57,975 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Hamden in 2009 was 10. There were 13 known offenses in 2006, 13 in 2007, and 5 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Hamden, CT Murder Statistics
Hamden, Connecticut had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 57975 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Hamden, Connecticut. The murder rates in Hamden, Connecticut in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Hamden, CT Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Hamden, Connecticut in 2009 was 33. Hamden had 5.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 57,975 in 2009. In Hamden there were 16 offenses in 2006, 44 in 2007, and 29 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
33
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.7
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
29
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.0
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
44
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.6
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Hamden, CT Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Hamden, Connecticut had 54 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 57,975 in 2009 people living in Hamden, in 2009 there were 9.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 67 robberies in 2006, 63 in 2007 and 73 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
54
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.3
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
73
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.6
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
63
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.9
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
67
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.5
Hamden, CT Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Hamden, Connecticut had 1162 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Hamden was 57,975 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 200.4. Looking back at the previous three years in Hamden, Connecticut, you will see that there were 1727 property crimes in 2006, 1396 in 2007 and 1477 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
1,162
Occurrences (per 10k)
200.4
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
1,477
Occurrences (per 10k)
255.5
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
1,396
Occurrences (per 10k)
240.8
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
1,727
Occurrences (per 10k)
297.3
Hamden, CT Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Hamden, Connecticut in 2009 was 123. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 57,975 in 2009 in 2009, Hamden, Connecticut had 21.2 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Hamden there were 183 burglary offenses in 2006, 192 in 2007, and 165 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
123
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.2
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
165
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.5
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
192
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.1
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
183
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.5
Hamden, CT Larceny Statistics
Hamden, Connecticut had 941 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 57,975 in 2009 people living in Hamden that year, there were 162.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 1371 larceny-thefts in 2006, 1067 in 2007 and 1192 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
941
Occurrences (per 10k)
162.3
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
1,192
Occurrences (per 10k)
206.2
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
1,067
Occurrences (per 10k)
184.0
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
1,371
Occurrences (per 10k)
236.0
Hamden, CT Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hamden, Connecticut law enforcement had 98 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 57,975 in 2009 in Hamden, there were 16.9 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 173, 137 and 120, 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
98
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.9
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
120
Occurrences (per 10k)
20.8
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
137
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.6
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
173
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.8
Hamden, CT Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Hamden in 2009 was 2. Hamden, Connecticut had 0.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 57,975 in 2009. In Hamden, Connecticut, the known offenses of arson were 5 in 2006, 4 in 2007, and 2 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 - Hamden, CT
Year
2009
Population
57,975
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2008
Population
57,803
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2007
Population
57,982
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Year
2006
Population
58,089
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
*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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