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Yuma, AZ Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Yuma, Arizona


Population: 91,433 in 2009

Yuma, AZ Map
The Yuma, AZ 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. *
Yuma, AZ Crime Categories
Yuma Law Enforcement
Yuma Violent Crimes
Yuma Forcible Rapes
Yuma Murders
Yuma Robbery
Yuma Aggravated Assaults
Yuma Property Crimes
Yuma Burglary
Yuma Larceny
Yuma Motor Vehicle
Yuma Arson
Yuma, AZ 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Total Employees
236
Officers
153
Civilians
83
Year
2008
Total Employees
253
Officers
167
Civilians
86
Year
2007
Total Employees
233
Officers
156
Civilians
77
Year
2006
Total Employees
235
Officers
151
Civilians
84
Yuma, AZ Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Yuma, Arizona law enforcement had 570 violent crimes reported. With a population of 91,433 in 2009, there were 62.3 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Yuma, Arizona. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 542, 601 and 511, 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
570
Occurrences (per 10k)
62.3
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
511
Occurrences (per 10k)
56.6
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
601
Occurrences (per 10k)
67.6
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
542
Occurrences (per 10k)
61.6
Yuma, AZ Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Yuma, Arizona had 2.6 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 91,433 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Yuma in 2009 was 24. There were 33 known offenses in 2006, 32 in 2007, and 25 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
24
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.6
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
25
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.8
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
32
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.6
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
33
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.8
Yuma, AZ Murder Statistics
Yuma, Arizona had 2 murders in 2009. With a total population of 91433 in 2009, there were 0.2 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Yuma, Arizona. The murder rates in Yuma, Arizona in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 3, 6 and 4, 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Yuma, AZ Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Yuma, Arizona in 2009 was 458. Yuma had 50.1 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 91,433 in 2009. In Yuma there were 422 offenses in 2006, 488 in 2007, and 426 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
458
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.1
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
426
Occurrences (per 10k)
47.2
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
488
Occurrences (per 10k)
54.9
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
422
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.0
Yuma, AZ Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Yuma, Arizona had 86 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 91,433 in 2009 people living in Yuma, in 2009 there were 9.4 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 84 robberies in 2006, 75 in 2007 and 56 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
86
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.4
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
56
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.2
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
75
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.4
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
84
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.6
Yuma, AZ Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Yuma, Arizona had 3471 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Yuma was 91,433 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 379.6. Looking back at the previous three years in Yuma, Arizona, you will see that there were 4066 property crimes in 2006, 3913 in 2007 and 3203 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
3,471
Occurrences (per 10k)
379.6
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
3,203
Occurrences (per 10k)
354.9
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
3,913
Occurrences (per 10k)
440.3
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
4,066
Occurrences (per 10k)
462.4
Yuma, AZ Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Yuma, Arizona in 2009 was 1082. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 91,433 in 2009 in 2009, Yuma, Arizona had 118.3 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Yuma there were 809 burglary offenses in 2006, 888 in 2007, and 638 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
1,082
Occurrences (per 10k)
118.3
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
638
Occurrences (per 10k)
70.7
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
888
Occurrences (per 10k)
99.9
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
809
Occurrences (per 10k)
92.0
Yuma, AZ Larceny Statistics
Yuma, Arizona had 2075 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 91,433 in 2009 people living in Yuma that year, there were 226.9 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 2512 larceny-thefts in 2006, 2393 in 2007 and 2196 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
2,075
Occurrences (per 10k)
226.9
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
2,196
Occurrences (per 10k)
243.3
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
2,393
Occurrences (per 10k)
269.3
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
2,512
Occurrences (per 10k)
285.7
Yuma, AZ Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Yuma, Arizona law enforcement had 314 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 91,433 in 2009 in Yuma, there were 34.3 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 745, 632 and 369, 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
314
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.3
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
369
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.9
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
632
Occurrences (per 10k)
71.1
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
745
Occurrences (per 10k)
84.7
Yuma, AZ Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Yuma in 2009 was 32. Yuma, Arizona had 3.5 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 91,433 in 2009. In Yuma, Arizona, the known offenses of arson were 45 in 2006, 30 in 2007, and 26 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 - Yuma, AZ
Year
2009
Population
91,433
Occurrences
32
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.5
Year
2008
Population
90,245
Occurrences
26
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.9
Year
2007
Population
88,874
Occurrences
30
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.4
Year
2006
Population
87,925
Occurrences
45
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.1
*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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