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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 79%
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 peopleWest Menlo Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)538 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)85 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)453 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • West Menlo Park crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Menlo Park are 78% lower than the national average
  • In West Menlo Park you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Menlo Park is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Menlo Park has decreased by 4%

West Menlo Park crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In West Menlo Park (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Menlo Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Menlo Park is 1 in 1175
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Menlo Park is 1 in 221
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Menlo Park is 1 in 186

      Year Over Year Crime In West Menlo Park (per 100,000 people)

      West Menlo Park police department

      ItemWest Menlo ParkCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

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      Source: The West Menlo Park, CA 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.