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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 139%
Property crime 51%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJuneau/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,242n/a (estimate)3,8903,0982,346
Murder1n/a3.16.76.5
Rape76n/a238.1154.838.4
Robbery40n/a125.397.473.9
Assault179n/a560.7578.9279.7
Violent crime296n/a (estimate)927838388
Burglary152n/a476.1379.5314.2
Theft748n/a2,343.01,611.71,398.0
Vehicle theft46n/a144.1269.3246.0
Property crime946n/a (estimate)2,9632,2611,958

Key findings

  • Juneau crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Juneau are 139% higher than the national average
  • In Juneau you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Juneau is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Juneau has decreased by 22%

Juneau crime map

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Compare Juneau, AK Crime

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      Daily Crime In Juneau (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Juneau, AK per 100,000 people. In Juneau, the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times more than the Alaska average and 1.66 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Juneau is 1.11 times more than the Alaska average and 2.39 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Juneau has a daily crime rate that is 1.31 times more than the Alaska average and 1.51 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Juneau (higher is better)

      Is Juneau safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alaska as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Juneau to other cities in the state and across the country, Juneau is 8% safer than other cities of Alaska and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. Juneau has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Juneau

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Juneau is 1 in 108
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Juneau is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Juneau is 1 in 26
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Juneau? In Juneau, AK you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Juneau.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Juneau is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Juneau has increased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Juneau has decreased by 27%. The total crime rate in Juneau has decreased by 22% year to year.

      Juneau police department

      ItemJuneauAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)791,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.43.3
      There are a total of 79 Juneau police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55% less than the Alaska average and 25.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alaska

      StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
      Alaska3,433490266
      There are a total of 3,433 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 490 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 84% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Juneau, AK32,5249272,9633,890

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Englewood, CO32,5232545,6685,921
      Waxahachie, TX32,5361821,7961,978
      Bangor, ME32,4911583,7513,909
      Lewiston, ID32,4841852,3322,518
      Fairbanks, AK32,5788434,1394,982
      Juneau, AK32,5249272,9633,890
      Source: The Juneau, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.