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Total crime 649%
Violent crime 149%
Property crime 739%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlendale/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime986n/a (estimate)18,6422,9722,489
Murder1n/a18.93.85.0
Rape5n/a94.567.242.6
Robbery14n/a264.763.681.6
Assault30n/a567.2246.3250.2
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)945381379
Burglary22n/a416.0348.4340.5
Theft833n/a15,749.71,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft81n/a1,531.5384.0219.9
Property crime936n/a (estimate)17,6972,5912,110

Key findings

  • Glendale crime rates are 649% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glendale are 149% higher than the national average
  • In Glendale you have a 1 in 6 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glendale is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glendale has increased by 12%

Glendale crime map

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The Glendale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Glendale as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Glendale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Glendale (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Glendale, CO per 100,000 people. In Glendale, the total number of daily crimes is 6.27 times more than the Colorado average and 7.49 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glendale is 2.48 times more than the Colorado average and 2.49 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glendale has a daily crime rate that is 6.83 times more than the Colorado average and 8.39 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Glendale (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Glendale to every other city in Colorado, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Glendale safe? The gauges above illustrate that Glendale is safer than 1% of every city located within Colorado along with 1% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Colorado and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Glendale, CO is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glendale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glendale is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glendale is 1 in 6
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glendale is 1 in 6
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Glendale? In Glendale, you have a 1 in 106 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 6. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Glendale, CO is 1 in 6.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Glendale, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Glendale has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Glendale has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Glendale has increased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Glendale police department

      ItemGlendaleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)389,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.59.63.3
      There are a total of 38 Glendale police officers. This results in 8.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.5% less than the Colorado average and 160.1% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18953364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Cherry Creek, CO12,0531459871,132
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414451,0991,143
      Glendale, CO4,90594517,69718,642

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Travelers Rest, SC4,903945,8445,937
      Eagleton Village, TN4,9024732,1112,584
      Big Pine Key, FL4,90298557656
      Brent, AL4,9023711,9782,349
      McMurray, PA4,90979364444
      Glendale, CO4,90594517,69718,642
      Source: The Glendale, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.