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Panama City Beach, FL Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Panama City Beach, Florida


Population: 15,758 in 2009

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The Panama City Beach, FL 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. *
Panama City Beach, FL Crime Categories
Panama City Beach Law Enforcement
Panama City Beach Violent Crimes
Panama City Beach Forcible Rapes
Panama City Beach Murders
Panama City Beach Robbery
Panama City Beach Aggravated Assaults
Panama City Beach Property Crimes
Panama City Beach Burglary
Panama City Beach Larceny
Panama City Beach Motor Vehicle
Panama City Beach Arson
Panama City Beach, FL 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Total Employees
66
Officers
51
Civilians
15
Year
2008
Total Employees
65
Officers
51
Civilians
14
Year
2007
Total Employees
61
Officers
47
Civilians
14
Year
2006
Total Employees
69
Officers
54
Civilians
15
Panama City Beach, FL Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida law enforcement had 83 violent crimes reported. With a population of 15,758 in 2009, there were 52.7 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Panama City Beach, Florida. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 93, 97 and 81, 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
83
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.7
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
81
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.4
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
97
Occurrences (per 10k)
65.7
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
93
Occurrences (per 10k)
79.7
Panama City Beach, FL Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida had 9.5 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 15,758 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Panama City Beach in 2009 was 15. There were 9 known offenses in 2006, 14 in 2007, and 16 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
15
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.5
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.4
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
14
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.5
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.7
Panama City Beach, FL Murder Statistics
Panama City Beach, Florida had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 15758 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Panama City Beach, Florida. The murder rates in Panama City Beach, Florida in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 0 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Panama City Beach, FL Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Panama City Beach, Florida in 2009 was 55. Panama City Beach had 34.9 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 15,758 in 2009. In Panama City Beach there were 67 offenses in 2006, 60 in 2007, and 48 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
55
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.9
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
48
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.1
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
60
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.7
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
67
Occurrences (per 10k)
57.4
Panama City Beach, FL Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida had 13 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 15,758 in 2009 people living in Panama City Beach, in 2009 there were 8.2 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 16 robberies in 2006, 23 in 2007 and 17 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.2
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
17
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.0
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.6
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.7
Panama City Beach, FL Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida had 1116 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Panama City Beach was 15,758 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 708.2. Looking back at the previous three years in Panama City Beach, Florida, you will see that there were 822 property crimes in 2006, 1043 in 2007 and 993 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
1,116
Occurrences (per 10k)
708.2
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
993
Occurrences (per 10k)
642.6
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
1,043
Occurrences (per 10k)
706.9
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
822
Occurrences (per 10k)
704.3
Panama City Beach, FL Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Panama City Beach, Florida in 2009 was 210. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 15,758 in 2009 in 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida had 133.3 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Panama City Beach there were 187 burglary offenses in 2006, 257 in 2007, and 198 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
210
Occurrences (per 10k)
133.3
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
198
Occurrences (per 10k)
128.1
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
257
Occurrences (per 10k)
174.2
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
187
Occurrences (per 10k)
160.2
Panama City Beach, FL Larceny Statistics
Panama City Beach, Florida had 902 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 15,758 in 2009 people living in Panama City Beach that year, there were 572.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 627 larceny-thefts in 2006, 783 in 2007 and 795 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
902
Occurrences (per 10k)
572.4
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
795
Occurrences (per 10k)
514.5
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
783
Occurrences (per 10k)
530.7
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
627
Occurrences (per 10k)
537.2
Panama City Beach, FL Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Panama City Beach, Florida law enforcement had 4 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 15,758 in 2009 in Panama City Beach, there were 2.5 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 8, 3 and 0, 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.5
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.0
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.9
Panama City Beach, FL Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Panama City Beach in 2009 was 3. Panama City Beach, Florida had 1.9 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 15,758 in 2009. In Panama City Beach, Florida, the known offenses of arson were 2 in 2006, 2 in 2007, and 4 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 - Panama City Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
15,758
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.9
Year
2008
Population
15,453
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.6
Year
2007
Population
14,755
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2006
Population
11,671
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.7
*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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