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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 44%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsDesert View/100k peoplePhoenix/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime67,7771,303 (estimate)4,0142,8962,489
Murder131n/a7.85.05.0
Rape1,139n/a67.450.342.6
Robbery3,197n/a189.388.181.6
Assault7,336n/a434.4311.9250.2
Violent crime11,803124 (estimate)699455379
Burglary9,471n/a560.8394.3340.5
Theft39,427n/a2,334.71,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft7,076n/a419.0249.4219.9
Property crime55,9741,179 (estimate)3,3152,4412,110

Key findings

  • Desert View crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Desert View are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Desert View you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Desert View is safer than 94% of the cities in Arizona
  • Year over year crime in Phoenix has decreased by 5%

Desert View crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Desert View (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Desert View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Desert View is 1 in 807
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Desert View is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Desert View is 1 in 77

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

      Phoenix police department

      ItemDesert ViewPhoenixArizona
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,98612,274
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.1

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carefree, AZ3,58087465551
      Cave Creek, AZ5,275148794941
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Anthem, AZ22,5712041,0961,300
      New River, AZ15,3052501,3421,592
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587084,3245,033
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338633,3214,184
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014
      Source: The Desert View, Phoenix, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.