Reported Annual Crime In Glendale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlendale/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14,009n/a (estimate)5,7663,4492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlendale/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder23n/a9.55.55.3
Rape107n/a44.047.540.4
Robbery476n/a195.9101.8102.8
Assault598n/a246.2315.4248.5
Violent crime1,204n/a (estimate)496470386
Burglary1,981n/a815.4544.4468.9
Theft9,690n/a3,988.72,168.11,745.0
Vehicle theft1,134n/a466.8265.8236.9
Property crime12,805n/a (estimate)5,2712,9782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Glendale, AZ. The total number of reported crimes in Glendale, AZ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Glendale, AZ crime rate is 67% higher than the Arizona average and is 103% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Glendale, AZ has a violent crime rate that is 5% higher than the Arizona average and 28% higher than the national average. For property crime, Glendale, AZ is 77% higher than the Arizona average and 115% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Citrus Park, AZ4,832122774896
Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491539681,121
Paradise Valley, AZ13,833641,6391,703
Surprise, AZ127,4921031,9052,008
Peoria, AZ158,6772002,1222,322
Sun City West, AZ24,8993752,3772,753
Goodyear, AZ72,6293782,5152,893
Glendale, AZ239,9434965,2715,766

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glendale is 103% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.8 daily crimes that occur in Glendale.
  • Glendale is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glendale you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glendale has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Glendale (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Glendale, AZ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Arizona and on a national level. In Glendale, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times more than the Arizona average and 2.03 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glendale, AZ is 1.05 times more than the Arizona average and 1.28 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glendale, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.77 times more than the Arizona average and 2.15 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Glendale (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arizona and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Glendale, AZ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Glendale, AZ has been ranked safer than 13% of other cities in the state of Arizona. In addition, Glendale, AZ is safer than 12% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arizona and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Glendale, AZ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Glendale, AZ is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glendale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glendale is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glendale is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Glendale is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Glendale, AZ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Glendale, AZ, you have a 1 in 202 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Glendale, AZ is 1 in 18.

Year Over Year Crime In Glendale (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Glendale, AZ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Glendale, AZ has increased by 27%, the amount of property crime in Glendale, AZ has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Glendale, AZ has not changed year to year.

Glendale police department

ItemGlendaleArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)52312,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.13.3
There are a total of 523 Glendale police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% less than the Arizona average and 31% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arizona

StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
Arizona5,405103222
There are a total of 5,405 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 103 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 54% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winston-Salem, NC238,4745333,9224,455
Chandler, AZ242,1312102,3132,523
Reno, NV237,1217023,2443,946
Hialeah, FL235,6262422,3372,580
Lubbock, TX244,5071,0845,0066,090
Glendale, AZ239,9434965,2715,766
Source: The Glendale, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.