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Saint Petersburg, FL Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Saint Petersburg, Florida


Population: 244,933 in 2009

Saint Petersburg, FL Map
The Saint Petersburg, 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. *
Saint Petersburg, FL Crime Categories
Saint Petersburg Law Enforcement
Saint Petersburg Violent Crimes
Saint Petersburg Forcible Rapes
Saint Petersburg Murders
Saint Petersburg Robbery
Saint Petersburg Aggravated Assaults
Saint Petersburg Property Crimes
Saint Petersburg Burglary
Saint Petersburg Larceny
Saint Petersburg Motor Vehicle
Saint Petersburg Arson
Saint Petersburg, 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Total Employees
775
Officers
540
Civilians
235
Year
2008
Total Employees
738
Officers
509
Civilians
229
Year
2007
Total Employees
710
Officers
490
Civilians
220
Year
2006
Total Employees
733
Officers
504
Civilians
229
Saint Petersburg, FL Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida law enforcement had 3334 violent crimes reported. With a population of 244,933 in 2009, there were 136.1 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3753, 3830 and 3368, 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
3,334
Occurrences (per 10k)
136.1
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
3,368
Occurrences (per 10k)
138.5
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
3,830
Occurrences (per 10k)
154.4
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
3,753
Occurrences (per 10k)
148.2
Saint Petersburg, FL Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida had 4.6 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 244,933 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Saint Petersburg in 2009 was 112. There were 112 known offenses in 2006, 103 in 2007, and 110 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
112
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.6
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
110
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.5
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
103
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.2
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
112
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.4
Saint Petersburg, FL Murder Statistics
Saint Petersburg, Florida had 11 murders in 2009. With a total population of 244933 in 2009, there were 0.4 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The murder rates in Saint Petersburg, Florida in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 21, 26 and 20, 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
11
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
26
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.0
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
21
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Saint Petersburg, FL Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Saint Petersburg, Florida in 2009 was 2304. Saint Petersburg had 94.1 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 244,933 in 2009. In Saint Petersburg there were 2588 offenses in 2006, 2684 in 2007, and 2143 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
2,304
Occurrences (per 10k)
94.1
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
2,143
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.1
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
2,684
Occurrences (per 10k)
108.2
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
2,588
Occurrences (per 10k)
102.2
Saint Petersburg, FL Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida had 907 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 244,933 in 2009 people living in Saint Petersburg, in 2009 there were 37.0 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 1032 robberies in 2006, 1017 in 2007 and 1095 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
907
Occurrences (per 10k)
37.0
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
1,095
Occurrences (per 10k)
45.0
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
1,017
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.0
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
1,032
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.7
Saint Petersburg, FL Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida had 17198 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Saint Petersburg was 244,933 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 702.2. Looking back at the previous three years in Saint Petersburg, Florida, you will see that there were 16409 property crimes in 2006, 15189 in 2007 and 15404 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
17,198
Occurrences (per 10k)
702.2
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
15,404
Occurrences (per 10k)
633.6
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
15,189
Occurrences (per 10k)
612.3
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
16,409
Occurrences (per 10k)
647.9
Saint Petersburg, FL Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Saint Petersburg, Florida in 2009 was 4366. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 244,933 in 2009 in 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida had 178.3 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Saint Petersburg there were 3466 burglary offenses in 2006, 3717 in 2007, and 4232 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
4,366
Occurrences (per 10k)
178.3
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
4,232
Occurrences (per 10k)
174.1
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
3,717
Occurrences (per 10k)
149.8
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
3,466
Occurrences (per 10k)
136.8
Saint Petersburg, FL Larceny Statistics
Saint Petersburg, Florida had 10575 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 244,933 in 2009 people living in Saint Petersburg that year, there were 431.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 10182 larceny-thefts in 2006, 9156 in 2007 and 9711 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
10,575
Occurrences (per 10k)
431.8
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
9,711
Occurrences (per 10k)
399.4
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
9,156
Occurrences (per 10k)
369.1
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
10,182
Occurrences (per 10k)
402.0
Saint Petersburg, FL Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Saint Petersburg, Florida law enforcement had 2257 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 244,933 in 2009 in Saint Petersburg, there were 92.1 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 2761, 2316 and 1461, 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
2,257
Occurrences (per 10k)
92.1
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
1,461
Occurrences (per 10k)
60.1
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
2,316
Occurrences (per 10k)
93.4
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
2,761
Occurrences (per 10k)
109.0
Saint Petersburg, FL Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Saint Petersburg in 2009 was 100. Saint Petersburg, Florida had 4.1 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 244,933 in 2009. In Saint Petersburg, Florida, the known offenses of arson were 75 in 2006, 103 in 2007, and 83 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 - Saint Petersburg, FL
Year
2009
Population
244,933
Occurrences
100
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.1
Year
2008
Population
243,111
Occurrences
83
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.4
Year
2007
Population
248,069
Occurrences
103
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.2
Year
2006
Population
253,280
Occurrences
75
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.0
*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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