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Murphy, NC Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Murphy, North Carolina


Population: 1,558 in 2009

Murphy, NC Map
The Murphy, NC 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. *
Murphy, NC Crime Categories
Murphy Law Enforcement
Murphy Violent Crimes
Murphy Forcible Rapes
Murphy Murders
Murphy Robbery
Murphy Aggravated Assaults
Murphy Property Crimes
Murphy Burglary
Murphy Larceny
Murphy Motor Vehicle
Murphy Arson
Murphy, NC 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Total Employees
11
Officers
8
Civilians
3
Year
2008
Total Employees
10
Officers
7
Civilians
3
Year
2007
Total Employees
13
Officers
9
Civilians
4
Year
2006
Total Employees
11
Officers
7
Civilians
4
Murphy, NC Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Murphy, North Carolina law enforcement had 19 violent crimes reported. With a population of 1,558 in 2009, there were 122.0 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Murphy, North Carolina. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 12, 17 and 10, 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
122.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.9
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
108.1
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
75.2
Murphy, NC Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Murphy, North Carolina had 0.0 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 1,558 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Murphy in 2009 was 0. There were 1 known offenses in 2006, 3 in 2007, and 0 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.1
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.3
Murphy, NC Murder Statistics
Murphy, North Carolina had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 1558 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Murphy, North Carolina. The murder rates in Murphy, North Carolina 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.4
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Murphy, NC Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Murphy, North Carolina in 2009 was 19. Murphy had 122.0 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 1,558 in 2009. In Murphy there were 10 offenses in 2006, 12 in 2007, and 10 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
122.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.9
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
76.3
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
62.7
Murphy, NC Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Murphy, North Carolina had 0 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 1,558 in 2009 people living in Murphy, in 2009 there were 0.0 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 1 robberies in 2006, 1 in 2007 and 0 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.4
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.3
Murphy, NC Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Murphy, North Carolina had 145 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Murphy was 1,558 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 930.7. Looking back at the previous three years in Murphy, North Carolina, you will see that there were 100 property crimes in 2006, 104 in 2007 and 120 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
145
Occurrences (per 10k)
930.7
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
120
Occurrences (per 10k)
766.8
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
104
Occurrences (per 10k)
661.2
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
100
Occurrences (per 10k)
626.6
Murphy, NC Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Murphy, North Carolina in 2009 was 13. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 1,558 in 2009 in 2009, Murphy, North Carolina had 83.4 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Murphy there were 13 burglary offenses in 2006, 22 in 2007, and 24 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
83.4
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
24
Occurrences (per 10k)
153.4
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
22
Occurrences (per 10k)
139.9
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
81.5
Murphy, NC Larceny Statistics
Murphy, North Carolina had 130 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 1,558 in 2009 people living in Murphy that year, there were 834.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 83 larceny-thefts in 2006, 72 in 2007 and 94 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
130
Occurrences (per 10k)
834.4
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
94
Occurrences (per 10k)
600.6
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
72
Occurrences (per 10k)
457.7
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
83
Occurrences (per 10k)
520.1
Murphy, NC Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Murphy, North Carolina law enforcement had 2 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 1,558 in 2009 in Murphy, there were 12.8 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 4, 10 and 2, 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.8
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.8
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
63.6
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.1
Murphy, NC Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Murphy in 2009 was 0. Murphy, North Carolina had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 1,558 in 2009. In Murphy, North Carolina, the known offenses of arson were 1 in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 1 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 - Murphy, NC
Year
2009
Population
1,558
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
1,565
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.4
Year
2007
Population
1,573
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
1,596
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.3
*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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