Reported Annual Crime In Las Cruces

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLas Cruces/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,909 (estimate)4,7252,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLas Cruces/100k peopleNew Mexico/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.15.3
Rapen/an/an/a60.341.7
Robberyn/an/an/a178.398.0
Assaultn/an/an/a537.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)980 (estimate)784383
Burglaryn/an/an/a858.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,519.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a563.8237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,929 (estimate)3,9422,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Las Cruces is 115% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.19 daily crimes that occur in Las Cruces.
  • Las Cruces is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Las Cruces you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Las Cruces has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Las Cruces (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Las Cruces

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Las Cruces is 1 in 103
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Las Cruces is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Las Cruces is 1 in 17

Year Over Year Crime In Las Cruces (per 100,000 people)

Las Cruces police department

ItemLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2663,705558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.43.3
There are a total of 266 Las Cruces police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.5% less than the New Mexico average and 18% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Mexico

StateTotal offendersNew Mexico /100KNational /100K
New Mexico3,160156222
There are a total of 3,160 sex offenders in New Mexico. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in New Mexico per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mesilla, NM2,4860216216
Radium Springs, NM1,5473091,5531,861
San Ysidro, NM2,05502,0202,020
San Miguel, NM1,2213691,8562,225
Doña Ana, NM1,3253931,9772,370
Vado, NM1,9214282,1502,578
San Pablo, NM9896273,1513,778
Las Cruces, NM101,4599804,9295,909

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Bend, IN101,0371,0455,0076,052
Tyler, TX101,9464373,1453,582
Clovis, CA102,1482242,6702,894
Jurupa Valley, CA100,7372592,5362,795
Sandy Springs, GA102,2121172,1002,217
Las Cruces, NM101,4599804,9295,909
Source: The Las Cruces, NM 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.
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