Part 1 Crime Stats

Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Part 1 Crimes

Type of Crime
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Homicide 6 0 1 1 1
1 1 4
3 8
Rape 14 8 9
12 15
7 14 13 18 12
Robbery 35 48 42 35 51
62 47 32 44 37
Aggravated Assault
99 62 64 60 69
89 86 94 107 79
Burglary 534 595 529 437 617 521 402 355 417 357
Larceny 1719 1752 1716 1441 1871
1853 1573 1617 1672 1992
Auto Theft
240 208 167 93 108
117 146 132 105 154
Arson 19 32 22 27 20
13 8 13 23 7
Total
2666 2705 2550 2106 2752
2663 2277 2260 2389 2646
In 2016 the number of violent crimes decreased 21% and the number of property crimes increased 13% compared to 2015.  Total Part 1 Crimes increased 11% in 2016 with 2,646 total Part 1 Crimes compared to 2,389 in 2015.  This comes out to a crime rate of 20.6 Part 1 Crimes per 1000 population in 2016 compared to a rate of 19.1 in 2015.
Year: Population: Part 1 Crimes:
Rates Per 1000:
2012 119,181 2,663 22.34
2013 119,181 2,277 19.11
2014 121,627 2,260 18.58
2015 125,049 2,389 19.1
2016 128,422 2,646 20.6
Surprise continues to be one of the lowest cities for crimes per 1000 residents in the Phoenix area.

There were a total of 40,379 calls for service in 2016 compared to 38,671 calls for service in 2015.