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Tampa, FL Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Tampa, Florida


Population: 345,233 in 2009

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The Tampa, 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. *
Tampa, FL Crime Categories
Tampa Law Enforcement
Tampa Violent Crimes
Tampa Forcible Rapes
Tampa Murders
Tampa Robbery
Tampa Aggravated Assaults
Tampa Property Crimes
Tampa Burglary
Tampa Larceny
Tampa Motor Vehicle
Tampa Arson
Tampa, 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Total Employees
1,242
Officers
964
Civilians
278
Year
2008
Total Employees
1,293
Officers
979
Civilians
314
Year
2007
Total Employees
1,311
Officers
983
Civilians
328
Year
2006
Total Employees
1,330
Officers
983
Civilians
347
Tampa, FL Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Tampa, Florida law enforcement had 2597 violent crimes reported. With a population of 345,233 in 2009, there were 75.2 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Tampa, Florida. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3839, 3575 and 2975, 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
2,597
Occurrences (per 10k)
75.2
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
2,975
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.3
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
3,575
Occurrences (per 10k)
106.0
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
3,839
Occurrences (per 10k)
115.8
Tampa, FL Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Tampa, Florida had 2.3 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 345,233 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Tampa in 2009 was 80. There were 133 known offenses in 2006, 80 in 2007, and 83 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
80
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
83
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.5
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
80
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.4
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
133
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.0
Tampa, FL Murder Statistics
Tampa, Florida had 20 murders in 2009. With a total population of 345233 in 2009, there were 0.6 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Tampa, Florida. The murder rates in Tampa, Florida in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 25, 28 and 27, 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
27
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
28
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
25
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Tampa, FL Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Tampa, Florida in 2009 was 1588. Tampa had 46.0 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 345,233 in 2009. In Tampa there were 2470 offenses in 2006, 2262 in 2007, and 1809 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
1,588
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.0
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
1,809
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.7
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
2,262
Occurrences (per 10k)
67.1
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
2,470
Occurrences (per 10k)
74.5
Tampa, FL Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Tampa, Florida had 909 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 345,233 in 2009 people living in Tampa, in 2009 there were 26.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 1211 robberies in 2006, 1205 in 2007 and 1056 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
909
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.3
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
1,056
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.3
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
1,205
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.7
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
1,211
Occurrences (per 10k)
36.5
Tampa, FL Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Tampa, Florida had 12960 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Tampa was 345,233 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 375.4. Looking back at the previous three years in Tampa, Florida, you will see that there were 18789 property crimes in 2006, 16775 in 2007 and 15498 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
12,960
Occurrences (per 10k)
375.4
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
15,498
Occurrences (per 10k)
460.0
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
16,775
Occurrences (per 10k)
497.4
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
18,789
Occurrences (per 10k)
566.8
Tampa, FL Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Tampa, Florida in 2009 was 3501. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 345,233 in 2009 in 2009, Tampa, Florida had 101.4 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Tampa there were 4451 burglary offenses in 2006, 4221 in 2007, and 4098 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
3,501
Occurrences (per 10k)
101.4
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
4,098
Occurrences (per 10k)
121.6
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
4,221
Occurrences (per 10k)
125.2
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
4,451
Occurrences (per 10k)
134.3
Tampa, FL Larceny Statistics
Tampa, Florida had 8098 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 345,233 in 2009 people living in Tampa that year, there were 234.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 11251 larceny-thefts in 2006, 10390 in 2007 and 9648 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
8,098
Occurrences (per 10k)
234.6
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
9,648
Occurrences (per 10k)
286.4
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
10,390
Occurrences (per 10k)
308.1
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
11,251
Occurrences (per 10k)
339.4
Tampa, FL Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Tampa, Florida law enforcement had 1361 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 345,233 in 2009 in Tampa, there were 39.4 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3087, 2164 and 1752, 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
1,361
Occurrences (per 10k)
39.4
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
1,752
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.0
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
2,164
Occurrences (per 10k)
64.2
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
3,087
Occurrences (per 10k)
93.1
Tampa, FL Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Tampa in 2009 was 150. Tampa, Florida had 4.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 345,233 in 2009. In Tampa, Florida, the known offenses of arson were 45 in 2006, 73 in 2007, and 131 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 - Tampa, FL
Year
2009
Population
345,233
Occurrences
150
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.3
Year
2008
Population
336,911
Occurrences
131
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.9
Year
2007
Population
337,220
Occurrences
73
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2006
Population
331,487
Occurrences
45
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
*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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