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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 24%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsOptimist Park Se/100k peopleTempe/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,3091,830 (estimate)4,2292,8962,489
Murder8n/a4.15.05.0
Rape141n/a71.850.342.6
Robbery209n/a106.488.181.6
Assault531n/a270.2311.9250.2
Violent crime889230 (estimate)452455379
Burglary922n/a469.2394.3340.5
Theft5,891n/a2,998.01,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft607n/a308.9249.4219.9
Property crime7,4201,600 (estimate)3,7762,4412,110

Key findings

  • Optimist Park Se crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Optimist Park Se are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Optimist Park Se you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Optimist Park Se is safer than 88% of the cities in Arizona
  • Year over year crime in Tempe has decreased by 9%

Optimist Park Se crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Optimist Park Se (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Optimist Park Se

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Optimist Park Se is 1 in 435
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Optimist Park Se is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Optimist Park Se is 1 in 55

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

      Tempe police department

      ItemOptimist Park SeTempeArizona
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a47212,274
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.1

      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
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272471,3261,573
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282571,3761,632
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8492861,5321,818
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Tempe, AZ174,7084523,7764,229

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garden Grove, CA174,6762922,2622,554
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1535944,9155,510
      Chattanooga, TN175,4621,0705,5576,628
      Oceanside, CA173,8294022,1092,511
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652147850997
      Tempe, AZ174,7084523,7764,229
      Source: The Optimist Park Se, Tempe, 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.