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Manassas, VA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Manassas, Virginia


Population: 35,321 in 2009

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The Manassas, VA 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. *
Manassas, VA Crime Categories
Manassas Law Enforcement
Manassas Violent Crimes
Manassas Forcible Rapes
Manassas Murders
Manassas Robbery
Manassas Aggravated Assaults
Manassas Property Crimes
Manassas Burglary
Manassas Larceny
Manassas Motor Vehicle
Manassas Arson
Manassas, VA 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Total Employees
122
Officers
90
Civilians
32
Year
2008
Total Employees
125
Officers
94
Civilians
31
Year
2007
Total Employees
120
Officers
93
Civilians
27
Year
2006
Total Employees
115
Officers
89
Civilians
26
Manassas, VA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Manassas, Virginia law enforcement had 173 violent crimes reported. With a population of 35,321 in 2009, there were 49.0 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Manassas, Virginia. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 195, 197 and 148, 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
173
Occurrences (per 10k)
49.0
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
148
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.9
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
197
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.6
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
195
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.4
Manassas, VA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Manassas, Virginia had 2.8 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 35,321 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Manassas in 2009 was 10. There were 15 known offenses in 2006, 16 in 2007, and 20 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.7
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.4
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
15
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.0
Manassas, VA Murder Statistics
Manassas, Virginia had 2 murders in 2009. With a total population of 35321 in 2009, there were 0.6 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Manassas, Virginia. The murder rates in Manassas, Virginia in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2, 2 and 4, 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.1
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Manassas, VA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Manassas, Virginia in 2009 was 105. Manassas had 29.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 35,321 in 2009. In Manassas there were 106 offenses in 2006, 121 in 2007, and 75 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
105
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.7
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
75
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.3
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
121
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.9
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
106
Occurrences (per 10k)
27.9
Manassas, VA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Manassas, Virginia had 56 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 35,321 in 2009 people living in Manassas, in 2009 there were 15.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 72 robberies in 2006, 58 in 2007 and 49 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
56
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.9
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
49
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.9
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
58
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.8
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
72
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.0
Manassas, VA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Manassas, Virginia had 1083 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Manassas was 35,321 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 306.6. Looking back at the previous three years in Manassas, Virginia, you will see that there were 1206 property crimes in 2006, 1132 in 2007 and 1079 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
1,083
Occurrences (per 10k)
306.6
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
1,079
Occurrences (per 10k)
305.8
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
1,132
Occurrences (per 10k)
308.2
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
1,206
Occurrences (per 10k)
317.8
Manassas, VA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Manassas, Virginia in 2009 was 152. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 35,321 in 2009 in 2009, Manassas, Virginia had 43.0 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Manassas there were 160 burglary offenses in 2006, 178 in 2007, and 180 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
152
Occurrences (per 10k)
43.0
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
180
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.0
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
178
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.5
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
160
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.2
Manassas, VA Larceny Statistics
Manassas, Virginia had 831 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 35,321 in 2009 people living in Manassas that year, there were 235.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 927 larceny-thefts in 2006, 838 in 2007 and 810 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
831
Occurrences (per 10k)
235.3
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
810
Occurrences (per 10k)
229.5
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
838
Occurrences (per 10k)
228.1
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
927
Occurrences (per 10k)
244.3
Manassas, VA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Manassas, Virginia law enforcement had 100 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 35,321 in 2009 in Manassas, there were 28.3 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 119, 116 and 89, 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
100
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.3
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
89
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.2
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
116
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.6
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
119
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.4
Manassas, VA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Manassas in 2009 was 8. Manassas, Virginia had 2.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 35,321 in 2009. In Manassas, Virginia, the known offenses of arson were 12 in 2006, 8 in 2007, and 5 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 - Manassas, VA
Year
2009
Population
35,321
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Year
2008
Population
35,290
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2007
Population
36,735
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2006
Population
37,943
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.2
*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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