Reported Annual Crime In Glendale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlendale/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,898n/a (estimate)5,7823,4432,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlendale/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a5.44.54.9
Rape94n/a39.145.538.6
Robbery356n/a148.193.1101.9
Assault480n/a199.7267.1237.8
Violent crime943n/a (estimate)392410373
Burglary1,986n/a826.2555.9491.4
Theft9,920n/a4,126.92,231.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1,049n/a436.4245.8220.2
Property crime12,955n/a (estimate)5,3903,0332,487
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 68% higher than the Arizona average and is 102% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Glendale, AZ has a violent crime rate that is 4% lower than the Arizona average and 5% higher than the national average. For property crime, Glendale, AZ is 78% higher than the Arizona average and 117% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glendale is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.84 daily crimes that occur in Glendale.
  • Glendale is safer than 15% 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 increased by 5%.

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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 1.68 times more than the Arizona average and 2.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glendale, AZ is 1.05 times less than the Arizona average and 1.05 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glendale, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.78 times more than the Arizona average and 2.17 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 22% of other cities in the state of Arizona. In addition, Glendale, AZ is safer than 15% 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 255
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 255 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 decreased by 32%, the amount of property crime in Glendale, AZ has increased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Glendale, AZ has increased by 5% year to year.

Glendale police department

ItemGlendaleArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)52312,274556,527
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 31.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Citrus Park, AZ4,379106788894
Litchfield Park, AZ5,1221339861,120
Paradise Valley, AZ13,2431151,4981,613
Surprise, AZ121,6481311,6981,828
Peoria, AZ160,2311661,9792,145
Glendale, AZ231,9783925,3905,782

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garland, TX232,3052983,1533,451
Hialeah, FL232,3113222,3412,663
Reno, NV231,1035923,1423,734
Irvine, CA229,850561,4981,554
Winston-Salem, NC234,4694973,9394,436
Glendale, AZ231,9783925,3905,782
Source: The Glendale, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.