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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 39%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,371 (estimate)2,9722,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a67.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a63.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a246.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)432 (estimate)381379
Burglaryn/an/an/a348.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a384.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,938 (estimate)2,5912,110

Key findings

  • Lakewood crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lakewood are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lakewood is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lakewood has decreased by 39%

Lakewood crime map

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The Lakewood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lakewood 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 Lakewood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakewood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 30

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

      Lakewood police department

      ItemLakewoodColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4109,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.89.63.3
      There are a total of 410 Lakewood police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.7% less than the Colorado average and 13.9% less 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
      Coal Creek, CO1,82153364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Genesee, CO3,62573494566
      Kittredge, CO1,11875512588
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Indian Hills, CO1,335102693795
      Lakewood, CO149,7934322,9383,371

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kansas City, KS149,7556353,5774,213
      Escondido, CA149,9123501,5491,899
      Rockford, IL149,5971,1743,3274,501
      Sunnyvale, CA149,5961672,1832,350
      Hollywood, FL148,1142912,6552,946
      Lakewood, CO149,7934322,9383,371
      Source: The Lakewood, 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.