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Long Beach, CA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Long Beach, California


Population: 463,969 in 2009

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The Long Beach, CA 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. *
Long Beach, CA Crime Categories
Long Beach Law Enforcement
Long Beach Violent Crimes
Long Beach Forcible Rapes
Long Beach Murders
Long Beach Robbery
Long Beach Aggravated Assaults
Long Beach Property Crimes
Long Beach Burglary
Long Beach Larceny
Long Beach Motor Vehicle
Long Beach Arson
Long Beach, CA 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Total Employees
1,328
Officers
955
Civilians
373
Year
2008
Total Employees
1,361
Officers
963
Civilians
398
Year
2007
Total Employees
1,377
Officers
970
Civilians
407
Year
2006
Total Employees
1,363
Officers
901
Civilians
462
Long Beach, CA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Long Beach, California law enforcement had 3161 violent crimes reported. With a population of 463,969 in 2009, there were 68.1 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Long Beach, California. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3420, 3426 and 3158, 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
3,161
Occurrences (per 10k)
68.1
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
3,158
Occurrences (per 10k)
67.6
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
3,426
Occurrences (per 10k)
72.3
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
3,420
Occurrences (per 10k)
71.5
Long Beach, CA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Long Beach, California had 2.8 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 463,969 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Long Beach in 2009 was 131. There were 134 known offenses in 2006, 138 in 2007, and 120 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
131
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
120
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.6
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
138
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.9
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
134
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Long Beach, CA Murder Statistics
Long Beach, California had 40 murders in 2009. With a total population of 463969 in 2009, there were 0.9 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Long Beach, California. The murder rates in Long Beach, California in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 41, 42 and 40, 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
40
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
40
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
42
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
41
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Long Beach, CA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Long Beach, California in 2009 was 1609. Long Beach had 34.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 463,969 in 2009. In Long Beach there were 1805 offenses in 2006, 1740 in 2007, and 1511 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
1,609
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.7
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
1,511
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.4
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
1,740
Occurrences (per 10k)
36.7
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
1,805
Occurrences (per 10k)
37.7
Long Beach, CA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Long Beach, California had 1381 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 463,969 in 2009 people living in Long Beach, in 2009 there were 29.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 1440 robberies in 2006, 1506 in 2007 and 1487 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
1,381
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.8
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
1,487
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.8
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
1,506
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.8
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
1,440
Occurrences (per 10k)
30.1
Long Beach, CA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Long Beach, California had 12643 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Long Beach was 463,969 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 272.5. Looking back at the previous three years in Long Beach, California, you will see that there were 12778 property crimes in 2006, 12979 in 2007 and 12991 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
12,643
Occurrences (per 10k)
272.5
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
12,991
Occurrences (per 10k)
278.1
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
12,979
Occurrences (per 10k)
273.8
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
12,778
Occurrences (per 10k)
267.2
Long Beach, CA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Long Beach, California in 2009 was 3116. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 463,969 in 2009 in 2009, Long Beach, California had 67.2 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Long Beach there were 2896 burglary offenses in 2006, 2905 in 2007, and 3080 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
3,116
Occurrences (per 10k)
67.2
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
3,080
Occurrences (per 10k)
65.9
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
2,905
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.3
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
2,896
Occurrences (per 10k)
60.5
Long Beach, CA Larceny Statistics
Long Beach, California had 7166 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 463,969 in 2009 people living in Long Beach that year, there were 154.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 6598 larceny-thefts in 2006, 7214 in 2007 and 7039 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
7,166
Occurrences (per 10k)
154.4
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
7,039
Occurrences (per 10k)
150.7
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
7,214
Occurrences (per 10k)
152.2
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
6,598
Occurrences (per 10k)
138.0
Long Beach, CA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Long Beach, California law enforcement had 2361 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 463,969 in 2009 in Long Beach, there were 50.9 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3284, 2860 and 2872, 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
2,361
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.9
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
2,872
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.5
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
2,860
Occurrences (per 10k)
60.3
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
3,284
Occurrences (per 10k)
68.7
Long Beach, CA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Long Beach in 2009 was 107. Long Beach, California had 2.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 463,969 in 2009. In Long Beach, California, the known offenses of arson were 103 in 2006, 123 in 2007, and 130 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 - Long Beach, CA
Year
2009
Population
463,969
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Year
2008
Population
467,055
Occurrences
130
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Year
2007
Population
473,959
Occurrences
123
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.6
Year
2006
Population
478,283
Occurrences
103
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
*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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