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Official Annual Crime Statistics

Each year the FBI collects data as part of the National Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. FBI website

 

UCR Part 1 Crimes - Update


This report contains information as reported to the State of California for Uniform Crime Reporting.

In an effort to share information in a timely manner, San Jose Police Department will post crime statistics here twice each year. Information included will be noted as to whether it is **preliminary (not received from DOJ) or *final (submitted to DOJ/FBI UCR).

 

Table A — PART 1 CRIMES REPORTED
SECOND HALF 2018 (preliminary) VS. SECOND HALF 2017 (final)
OFFENSES 2018**
JUL - DEC
2017*
JUL - DEC
% Change
Homicide 13 17 -23.53%
Rape 358 272 31.62%
Robbery 805 772 4.27%
Aggravated Assault 1,191 1,211 -1.65%
total Violent Crimes 2,367 2,272 4.18%
   
Burglary 2,286 1,953 17.05%
Larceny 7,042 6,866 2.56%
Vehicle Theft 3,407 3,976 -14.31%
total Property Crimes 12,735 12,795 -0.47%
   
GRAND TOTAL: 15,102 15,067 0.23%

** Preliminary data subject to change. *Final data, verified by DOJ/FBI UCR

 

Table B — PART 1 CRIMES REPORTED
2018 (preliminary) VS. 2017 (final)
OFFENSES 2018**
JAN - DEC
2017*
JAN - DEC
% Change
Homicide 28 32 -12.50%
Rape 615 571 7.71%
Robbery 1,593 1,376 15.77%
Aggravated Assault 2,208 2,209 -0.05%
total Violent Crimes 4,444 4,188 6.11%
   
Burglary 4,539 3,926 15.61%
Larceny 13,510 13,329 1.36%
Vehicle Theft 7,704 8,068 -4.51%
total Property Crimes 25,753 25,323 1.70%
   
GRAND TOTAL: 30,197 29,511 2.32%

** Preliminary data subject to change. *Final data, verified by DOJ/FBI UCR


Annual 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 https://ucr.fbi.gov/ or through local libraries http://www.sjlibrary.org/.

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.

Stop Hate Crimes
Table 1
HATE CRIMES
Year Race Religion Sexual
Orientation
Ethnicity Disability ‡ Gender ‡ Gender
Identity
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 6 1 0 - -
2014 5 1 1 4 0 - -
2015 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016 9 6 2 2 0 0 0
2017 23 13 6 2 0 0 1
2018 24 5 8 0 0 0 0

Data reported by SJPD according to UCR reporting guidelines. This number is subject to change upon release of official FBI Hate Crime figures for 2017, tentatively scheduled of release during Autumn 2018.
Source: FBI publication Hate Crime Statistics, Table 13

Note: An individual hate crime incident may be counted in multiple categories.
‡ Please note that the FBI has added two new bias categories as of 2015.

 

Table 2
       VIOLENT CRIMES      PROPERTY CRIMES   TOTAL INDEX
CRIMES
Year Population Homicide Rape Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Total Burglary Larceny Vehicle
Theft
   Total  
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
2014 1,000,536 32 306 1,072 1,832 3,242   5,167 11,850 7,560 24,577   27,819
2015 1,016,479 30 375 1,140 1,855 3,400 4,896 13,138 7,001 25,035 28,435
2016 1,042,094 47 451 1,214 2,175 3,887   4,260 12,786 7,703 24,749   28,636
2017 1,046,079 32 571 1,376 2,209 4,188   3.926 13,329 8,068 25,323   29,511
2018 1,051,316 28 615 1,593 2,208 4,444   4,539 13,510 7,704 25,753   30,197

 

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
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
2014 3.2 30.6 107.1 183.1 324.0 516.4 1184.4 755.6 2456.4
2015 3.0 36.9 112.2 182.5 334.5 481.7 1292.5 688.8 2462.9
2016 4.5 43.3 116.5 208.7 373 409 1227 739.2 2374.9
2017 3.1 54.6 131.5 211.2 400.4 375.3 1274.2 771.3 2420.8
2018 2.7 58.5 151.5 210.0 422.7 431.7 1285.1 732.8 2449.6

 

Table 4
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
**Actual
2014
Reported
2015 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL CALLS RECEIVED 2,867 2,723 2,578 2,338 2,193 3,167 3,167 3,200 3,635 3,898 4,011
TOTAL without WEAPONS 2,484 2,326 2,252 2,079 2,001 2,769 885 2,831 3,157 3,523 3,690
TOTAL with WEAPONS 383 397 326 259 192 398 2,282 369 478 375 321
Firearms 8 17 19 3 7 16 16 15 19 14 13
Knife/Cutting 95 111 89 60 49 73 73 71 90 66 48
Other Weapons 181 124 135 110 67 196 196 153 195 158 167
*Hands/Fists/Feet 99 145 83 86 69 113 1,997 130 174 137 93

*This category is considered a form of a weapon.

**Due to a system reporting glitch, data involving the weapon classification of “Personal (hands, etc.)” were miscategorized resulting in over reporting. This affected the subtotal counts for weapon totals but did not affect the total number of calls received. Figures for both actual and reported data are provided to assist with interpretation.

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)

[2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014] [2015] [2016] [2017]

 

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)

[2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014] [2015] [2016] [2017]

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.

Updated: January 28, 2019
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