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Crime Statistics for 2013
Part I Crimes occur with sufficient frequency to provide an adequate basis for comparison. These totals are submitted monthly to the State of California Department of Justice where they are recorded and then forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investigations for their annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR).

What is Uniform Crime Reporting? 
Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) is a statewide law enforcement program designed to provide a nationwide view of crime based on the submission of statistics by law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Each agency is required to report monthly crime statistics to the California Department of Justice, which will in turn be forwarded to the FBI. The FBI then uses this information to publish their annual Uniform Crime Report.

For practical purposes, the reporting of offenses known is limited to the crime classifications listed in the Part I Crimes Summary because they are crimes most likely to be reported and crimes that occur with sufficient frequency to provide an adequate basis for comparison.

The following table includes annual totals for the 2012 and 2013 Part I Crimes in the City of Santa Clara: 

Part I Crimes

2012

2013

Homicide 0 0
Rape 9 13
Robbery 61 55
Assault (simple & aggravated) 688 548
Burglary 584 461
Larceny - Theft 2,273 2,169
Vehicle - Theft 449 393
Arson 17 17
Part I Crime Totals 4,081

3,656

Total Arrests (Part I plus all other crimes, adult and juvenile)             5,073 4,857 
Police Reports 14,273 13,089
Calls for Service 64,697 66,944
Percent of Calls Resulting in a Report 22% 20%
Officer Initiated Activity 29,898 30,604

Online Crime Alerts and Maps
The Santa Clara Police Department offers online crime alerting and mapping services that provide easy to read incident crime maps and automated alerts. Neighborhood crime data is available in near real-time. Crime information can be found at Crime Reports or Raids Online

Last updated: 3/10/2014 2:30:38 PM