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Glendale, AZ | Crime Rates

Glendale is a region located in AZ, and has a population of 229,931. This region is policed by GLENDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Glendale has an overall crime rate of 8,452 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Glendale is 1 in 12 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Glendale for the previous 2 years was 7,342 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Glendale has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Glendale USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 8,452 4,506
Murder Rate 10.1 6
Robbery Rate 187 148
Rape Rate 19 30
Assault Rate 1,826 644
Burglary Rate 1,062 726
Forced Entry Rate 709 417
Larceny Rate 4,714 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 634 362

Policing Statistics

Glendale USA
Overall Clearance 42% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 88% 52%
Rape Clearance 95% 38%
Robbery Clearance 48% 23%
Burglary Clearance 11% 12%
Larceny Clearance 34% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 17% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 160 sex offender(s) in Glendale. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 70 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Glendale. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

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Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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