Part 1 Crime Stats

Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Part 1 Crimes

Type of Crime
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Homicide 1 1 1
1 1 4
3 9 2 8
Rape 9
12 15
7 14 13 18 12 17 21
Robbery 42 35 51
62 47 32 44 37 47 37
Aggravated Assault
64 60 69
89 86 94 107 79 53 61
Burglary 529 437 617 521 402 355 417 357 228 237
Larceny 1,716 1,441 1,871
1,853 1,573 1,617 1,672 1,992 2,022 1,675
Auto Theft
167 93 108
117 146 132 105 154 172 192
Arson 22 27 20
13 8 13 23 7 6 6
Total
2,550 2,106 2,752
2,663 2,277 2,260 2,389 2,647 2,547 2,237

Total Part 1 Crimes decreased 12% in 2018 with 2,237 total Part 1 Crimes compared to 2,547 in 2017. In 2018 the number of violent crimes increased 7% and the number of property crimes decreased 13% compared to 2017. This comes out to a crime rate of 16.9 Part 1 Crimes per 1000 population in 2018 compared to a rate of 19.8 in 2017.

Year: Population: Part 1 Crimes:
Rates Per 1000:
2014 121,627 2,260 18.58
2015 125,049 2,389 19.1
2016 128,422 2,646 20.6
2017 128,422 2,547 19.8
2018 132,677 2,237 16.9

Surprise continues to be one of the lowest cities for crimes per 1000 residents in the Phoenix area.

​There were a total of 42,072 calls for service in 2018 compared to 41,045 calls for service in 2017.