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Lima, OH Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Lima, Ohio


Population: 37,437 in 2009

Lima, OH Map
The Lima, OH 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. *
Lima, OH Crime Categories
Lima Law Enforcement
Lima Violent Crimes
Lima Forcible Rapes
Lima Murders
Lima Robbery
Lima Aggravated Assaults
Lima Property Crimes
Lima Burglary
Lima Larceny
Lima Motor Vehicle
Lima Arson
Lima, OH 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Total Employees
97
Officers
77
Civilians
20
Year
2008
Total Employees
97
Officers
76
Civilians
21
Year
2007
Total Employees
100
Officers
79
Civilians
21
Year
2006
Total Employees
104
Officers
82
Civilians
22
Lima, OH Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Lima, Ohio law enforcement had 469 violent crimes reported. With a population of 37,437 in 2009, there were 125.3 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Lima, Ohio. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 378, 351 and 498, 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
469
Occurrences (per 10k)
125.3
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
498
Occurrences (per 10k)
132.8
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
351
Occurrences (per 10k)
92.9
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
378
Occurrences (per 10k)
97.8
Lima, OH Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Lima, Ohio had 16.3 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 37,437 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Lima in 2009 was 61. There were 55 known offenses in 2006, 46 in 2007, and 67 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
61
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.3
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
67
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.9
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
46
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.2
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
55
Occurrences (per 10k)
14.2
Lima, OH Murder Statistics
Lima, Ohio had 5 murders in 2009. With a total population of 37437 in 2009, there were 1.3 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Lima, Ohio. The murder rates in Lima, Ohio in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 9, 1 and 2, 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Lima, OH Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Lima, Ohio in 2009 was 259. Lima had 69.2 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 37,437 in 2009. In Lima there were 205 offenses in 2006, 195 in 2007, and 272 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
259
Occurrences (per 10k)
69.2
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
272
Occurrences (per 10k)
72.5
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
195
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.6
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
205
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.0
Lima, OH Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Lima, Ohio had 144 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 37,437 in 2009 people living in Lima, in 2009 there were 38.5 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 109 robberies in 2006, 109 in 2007 and 157 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
144
Occurrences (per 10k)
38.5
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
157
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.9
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
109
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.9
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
109
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.2
Lima, OH Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Lima, Ohio had 2526 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Lima was 37,437 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 674.7. Looking back at the previous three years in Lima, Ohio, you will see that there were 2563 property crimes in 2006, 2633 in 2007 and 2959 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
2,526
Occurrences (per 10k)
674.7
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
2,959
Occurrences (per 10k)
788.9
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
2,633
Occurrences (per 10k)
697.2
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
2,563
Occurrences (per 10k)
663.0
Lima, OH Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Lima, Ohio in 2009 was 883. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 37,437 in 2009 in 2009, Lima, Ohio had 235.9 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Lima there were 824 burglary offenses in 2006, 773 in 2007, and 953 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
883
Occurrences (per 10k)
235.9
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
953
Occurrences (per 10k)
254.1
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
773
Occurrences (per 10k)
204.7
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
824
Occurrences (per 10k)
213.2
Lima, OH Larceny Statistics
Lima, Ohio had 1484 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 37,437 in 2009 people living in Lima that year, there were 396.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 1588 larceny-thefts in 2006, 1681 in 2007 and 1812 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
1,484
Occurrences (per 10k)
396.4
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
1,812
Occurrences (per 10k)
483.1
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
1,681
Occurrences (per 10k)
445.1
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
1,588
Occurrences (per 10k)
410.8
Lima, OH Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Lima, Ohio law enforcement had 159 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 37,437 in 2009 in Lima, there were 42.5 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 151, 179 and 194, 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
159
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.5
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
194
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.7
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
179
Occurrences (per 10k)
47.4
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
151
Occurrences (per 10k)
39.1
Lima, OH Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Lima in 2009 was 30. Lima, Ohio had 8.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 37,437 in 2009. In Lima, Ohio, the known offenses of arson were 19 in 2006, 32 in 2007, and 34 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 - Lima, OH
Year
2009
Population
37,437
Occurrences
30
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.0
Year
2008
Population
37,507
Occurrences
34
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.1
Year
2007
Population
37,767
Occurrences
32
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.5
Year
2006
Population
38,655
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.9
*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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