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West Haven, CT Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For West Haven, Connecticut


Population: 52,425 in 2009

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The West Haven, CT 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. *
West Haven, CT Crime Categories
West Haven Law Enforcement
West Haven Violent Crimes
West Haven Forcible Rapes
West Haven Murders
West Haven Robbery
West Haven Aggravated Assaults
West Haven Property Crimes
West Haven Burglary
West Haven Larceny
West Haven Motor Vehicle
West Haven Arson
West Haven, CT 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Total Employees
135
Officers
122
Civilians
13
Year
2008
Total Employees
136
Officers
123
Civilians
13
Year
2007
Total Employees
131
Officers
118
Civilians
13
Year
2006
Total Employees
129
Officers
116
Civilians
13
West Haven, CT Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, West Haven, Connecticut law enforcement had 380 violent crimes reported. With a population of 52,425 in 2009, there were 72.5 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in West Haven, Connecticut. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 175, 226 and 383, 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
380
Occurrences (per 10k)
72.5
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
383
Occurrences (per 10k)
72.7
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
226
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.8
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
175
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.1
West Haven, CT Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, West Haven, Connecticut had 0.0 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 52,425 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in West Haven in 2009 was 0. There were 1 known offenses in 2006, 1 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
West Haven, CT Murder Statistics
West Haven, Connecticut had 1 murders in 2009. With a total population of 52425 in 2009, there were 0.2 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in West Haven, Connecticut. The murder rates in West Haven, Connecticut in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
West Haven, CT Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in West Haven, Connecticut in 2009 was 322. West Haven had 61.4 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 52,425 in 2009. In West Haven there were 115 offenses in 2006, 156 in 2007, and 323 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
322
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.4
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
323
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.3
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
156
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.6
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
115
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.8
West Haven, CT Robbery Statistics
In 2009, West Haven, Connecticut had 57 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 52,425 in 2009 people living in West Haven, in 2009 there were 10.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 58 robberies in 2006, 68 in 2007 and 60 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
57
Occurrences (per 10k)
10.9
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
60
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.4
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
68
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.9
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
58
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.0
West Haven, CT Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, West Haven, Connecticut had 1532 property crimes. The population in 2009 for West Haven was 52,425 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 292.2. Looking back at the previous three years in West Haven, Connecticut, you will see that there were 1781 property crimes in 2006, 1856 in 2007 and 1587 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
1,532
Occurrences (per 10k)
292.2
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
1,587
Occurrences (per 10k)
301.1
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
1,856
Occurrences (per 10k)
351.7
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
1,781
Occurrences (per 10k)
337.1
West Haven, CT Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in West Haven, Connecticut in 2009 was 241. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 52,425 in 2009 in 2009, West Haven, Connecticut had 46.0 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In West Haven there were 233 burglary offenses in 2006, 233 in 2007, and 235 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
241
Occurrences (per 10k)
46.0
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
235
Occurrences (per 10k)
44.6
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
233
Occurrences (per 10k)
44.2
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
233
Occurrences (per 10k)
44.1
West Haven, CT Larceny Statistics
West Haven, Connecticut had 1092 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 52,425 in 2009 people living in West Haven that year, there were 208.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 1284 larceny-thefts in 2006, 1352 in 2007 and 1166 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
1,092
Occurrences (per 10k)
208.3
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
1,166
Occurrences (per 10k)
221.2
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
1,352
Occurrences (per 10k)
256.2
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
1,284
Occurrences (per 10k)
243.0
West Haven, CT Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, West Haven, Connecticut law enforcement had 199 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 52,425 in 2009 in West Haven, there were 38.0 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 264, 271 and 186, 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
199
Occurrences (per 10k)
38.0
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
186
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.3
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
271
Occurrences (per 10k)
51.4
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
264
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.0
West Haven, CT Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in West Haven in 2009 was 12. West Haven, Connecticut had 2.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 52,425 in 2009. In West Haven, Connecticut, the known offenses of arson were 13 in 2006, 5 in 2007, and 6 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 - West Haven, CT
Year
2009
Population
52,425
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.3
Year
2008
Population
52,714
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.1
Year
2007
Population
52,770
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2006
Population
52,840
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.5
*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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