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Vero Beach, FL Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Vero Beach, Florida


Population: 16,908 in 2009

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The Vero 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. *
Vero Beach, FL Crime Categories
Vero Beach Law Enforcement
Vero Beach Violent Crimes
Vero Beach Forcible Rapes
Vero Beach Murders
Vero Beach Robbery
Vero Beach Aggravated Assaults
Vero Beach Property Crimes
Vero Beach Burglary
Vero Beach Larceny
Vero Beach Motor Vehicle
Vero Beach Arson
Vero 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Total Employees
80
Officers
55
Civilians
25
Year
2008
Total Employees
84
Officers
58
Civilians
26
Year
2007
Total Employees
82
Officers
58
Civilians
24
Year
2006
Total Employees
82
Officers
56
Civilians
26
Vero Beach, FL Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Vero Beach, Florida law enforcement had 89 violent crimes reported. With a population of 16,908 in 2009, there were 52.6 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Vero Beach, Florida. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 76, 84 and 86, 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
89
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.6
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
86
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.5
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
84
Occurrences (per 10k)
49.9
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
76
Occurrences (per 10k)
43.8
Vero Beach, FL Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Vero Beach, Florida had 0.6 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 16,908 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Vero Beach in 2009 was 1. There were 7 known offenses in 2006, 6 in 2007, and 4 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.4
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.6
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.0
Vero Beach, FL Murder Statistics
Vero Beach, Florida had 1 murders in 2009. With a total population of 16908 in 2009, there were 0.6 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Vero Beach, Florida. The murder rates in Vero Beach, Florida in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 0, 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Vero Beach, FL Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Vero Beach, Florida in 2009 was 62. Vero Beach had 36.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 16,908 in 2009. In Vero Beach there were 46 offenses in 2006, 54 in 2007, and 53 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
62
Occurrences (per 10k)
36.7
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
53
Occurrences (per 10k)
31.8
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
54
Occurrences (per 10k)
32.1
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
46
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.5
Vero Beach, FL Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Vero Beach, Florida had 25 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 16,908 in 2009 people living in Vero Beach, in 2009 there were 14.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 23 robberies in 2006, 24 in 2007 and 29 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
25
Occurrences (per 10k)
14.8
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
29
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.4
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
24
Occurrences (per 10k)
14.3
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.2
Vero Beach, FL Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Vero Beach, Florida had 557 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Vero Beach was 16,908 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 329.4. Looking back at the previous three years in Vero Beach, Florida, you will see that there were 642 property crimes in 2006, 707 in 2007 and 689 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
557
Occurrences (per 10k)
329.4
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
689
Occurrences (per 10k)
412.8
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
707
Occurrences (per 10k)
419.8
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
642
Occurrences (per 10k)
369.7
Vero Beach, FL Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Vero Beach, Florida in 2009 was 125. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 16,908 in 2009 in 2009, Vero Beach, Florida had 73.9 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Vero Beach there were 121 burglary offenses in 2006, 196 in 2007, and 147 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
125
Occurrences (per 10k)
73.9
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
147
Occurrences (per 10k)
88.1
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
196
Occurrences (per 10k)
116.4
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
121
Occurrences (per 10k)
69.7
Vero Beach, FL Larceny Statistics
Vero Beach, Florida had 413 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 16,908 in 2009 people living in Vero Beach that year, there were 244.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 498 larceny-thefts in 2006, 482 in 2007 and 526 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
413
Occurrences (per 10k)
244.3
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
526
Occurrences (per 10k)
315.2
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
482
Occurrences (per 10k)
286.2
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
498
Occurrences (per 10k)
286.8
Vero Beach, FL Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Vero Beach, Florida law enforcement had 19 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 16,908 in 2009 in Vero Beach, there were 11.2 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 23, 29 and 16, 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.2
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.6
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
29
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.2
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.2
Vero Beach, FL Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Vero Beach in 2009 was 0. Vero Beach, Florida had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 16,908 in 2009. In Vero Beach, Florida, the known offenses of arson were 6 in 2006, 13 in 2007, and 0 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 - Vero Beach, FL
Year
2009
Population
16,908
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
16,689
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
16,840
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.7
Year
2006
Population
17,366
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.5
*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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