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Official Crime Statistics

Each October, the City of San Jose Police Department's annual crime statistics are published for the previous calendar year in the FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR) publication, "Crime in the United States". This volume is a collection of data submitted by local, state and county law enforcement agencies utilizing a standardized set of reporting criteria through the Uniform Crime Reporting program. The Crime in the United States volume is publicly accessible via the FBI website http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm or through local libraries http://www.sjlibrary.org/.

Table 1
HATE CRIMES
Year Race Religion Sexual Orientation Ethnicity Disability
2004 12 2 1 0 0
2005 14 4 3 1 0
2006 13 5 6 5 0
2007 18 2 9 5 0
2008 19 7 15 2 0
2009 23 7 9 1 0
2010 7 8 6 3 0
2011 10 10 9 2 1
2012 3 5 5 2 0
*2013 6 2 7 1 0

Source: FBI publication Hate Crime Statistics, Table 13
*This data reported by SJPD per UCR Program subject to change upon release of official FBI Hate Crime figures for 2013.
Note: An individual hate crime incident may be counted in multiple categories.

In addition to annual statistics pertaining to select UCR categories, tables are provided below detailing annual offenses, crime rates, domestic violence and hate crime incidents.

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Table 2
       VIOLENT CRIMES      PROPERTY CRIMES   TOTAL INDEX
CRIMES
Year Population Homicide Rape Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Total Burglary Larceny Vehicle
Theft
   Total  
2004 926,200 24 256 785 2,314 3,379 3,616 14,165 4,517 22,298 25,677
2005 944,857 26 263 884 2,319 3,492 4,049 13,374 5,507 22,930 26,422
2006 953,679 29 217 1,030 2,285 3,561 4,423 12,678 7,139 24,240 27,801
2007 973,672 33 217 1,068 2,441 3,759 4,449 13,200 6,413 24,062 27,821
2008 989,496 31 220 1,124 2,268 3,643 3,457 13,612 5,229 22,298 25,941
2009 1,006,892 28 258 1,025 2,128 3,439 3,741 13,635 5,379 22,755 26,194
2010 1,023,083 20 253 976 1,966 3,215 3,940 12,730 5,411 22,081 25,296
2011 958,789 39 226 1,101 1,840 3,206 4,223 12,628 5,121 21,972 25,178
2012 971,372 45 280 1,208 2,014 3,547 5,206 14,498 8,759 28,463 32,010
2013 984,299 38 270 1,095 1,812 3,215 5,173 12,411 7,926 25,510 28,725

 

Table 3
CRIME RATE PER 100,000 POPULATION
  VIOLENT CRIME PROPERTY CRIME
Year Homicide Rape Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Total
Violent
Crime
Burglary Larceny Vehicle
Theft
Total
Property
Crime
2004 2.6 27.6 84.8 249.8 364.8 390.4 1529.4 487.7 2402.6
2005 2.8 27.8 93.6 245.4 369.6 428.5 1415.2 582.8 2426.6
2006 3.0 22.8 108.0 239.6 373.4 463.8 1329.4 748.6 2541.7
2007 3.4 22.3 109.7 250.7 386.1 456.9 1355.7 658.6 2471.3
2008 3.1 22.2 113.6 229.2 368.2 349.4 1375.6 528.5 2253.5
2009 2.8 25.6 101.8 211.3 341.5 371.5 1354.2 534.2 2259.9
2010 2.0 24.7 95.4 192.2 314.2 385.1 1244.3 528.9 2158.3
2011 4.1 23.6 114.8 191.9 334.4 440.5 1317.1 534.1 2291.6
2012 4.6 28.8 124.4 207.3 365.2 535.9 1492.5 901.7 2930.2
2013 3.9 27.4 111.2 184.1 326.6 525.5 1260.9 805.2 2591.7

 

Table 4
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
TOTAL CALLS RECEIVED 3,383 3,293 3,147 3,071 2,982 2,867 2,723 2578 2338 2193
TOTAL without WEAPONS 2,827 2,875 2,687 2,712 2,586 2,484 2,326 2252 2079 2001
TOTAL with WEAPONS 556 418 460 359 396 383 397 326 259 192
Firearms 17 18 19 9 12 8 17 19 3 7
Knife/Cutting 109 72 112 86 100 95 111 89 60 49
Other Weapons 245 132 164 180 177 181 124 135 110 67
*Hands/Fists/Feet 185 196 165 84 107 99 145 83 86 69

*This category is considered a form of a weapon.

In addition to official crime statistics published by the FBI each year, the San Jose Police Department (SJPD) receives official crime statistics summaries from the California Department of Justice (DOJ), Division of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Statistics Center (CJSC).  These summaries contain data that are reported by the SJPD through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. Links to each of the two summary documents are provided below along with a brief data description.

Table 5

Report

Description

Uniform Crime Report- Return A
Actual Offenses Reported and Cleared by Jurisdiction

Includes data regarding select reported offenses and clearances, law enforcement officers killed or assaulted, a value breakdown for larceny-theft (except M.V. theft), and the number of stolen motor vehicles recovered.

UCR Supplement to Return A
Crimes Reported & Value of Stolen Property By Jurisdiction

Includes additional data regarding the value of stolen property by offense category and property type.

Uniform Crime Report- Arson [YEAR]
Offense Reported and Cleared By Jurisdiction

Includes data regarding types of targeted property, clearance information and property values.

Each annual CJSC crime statistics summary includes the three reports list above. (Click the following year link)

[2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013]

 

Table 6

Report

Description

Adult and Juvenile Arrests Reported, [YEAR]
Sex and Law Enforcement Disposition by Specific Offense
San Jose
January Through December

Includes data regarding offense, age (adult and juvenile), and gender-specific disposition for the annual period

 

Adult and Juvenile Arrests Reported, [YEAR]
Race/Ethnic Group by Specific Offense
San Jose
January through December

Includes data regarding offense, age (adult and juvenile), and ethnic/race-specific data for the annual period

Adult Arrests Reported, [YEAR]
Age by Specific Offense
San Jose
January Through December

Includes data regarding offense and age-specific (adult; broken down in increments from 18 to 60 and over) data for the annual period

Juvenile Arrests Reported, [YEAR]
Age by Specific Offense
San Jose
January Through December

Includes data regarding offense and age-specific (Juvenile; broken down in increments from 10 and under to 17) data for the annual period

Each annual CJSC crime statistics summary includes the four reports list above. (Click the following year link)

[2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013]

Please refer to the California State Criminal Justice Statistics Center (CJSC) website for additional information regarding the data contained in these reports, historical crime statistics reports, a glossary of terms, and other related information.

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