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Crime Statistics

If you have a specific request for statistics from the Boulder Police Department, please send an email to  [email protected] and indicate the following:

  • Date range for the query
  • Street address for the query
  • Specific violation(s) you would like queried
  • Your name, phone number and email address

Please be detailed in describing what information you are looking for, which will help ensure our team gathers the correct data.

Requests for statistics may be subject to the department’s hourly research fee of $32.30.  You will be contacted prior to any research being conducted to advise whether or not there will be a charge for researching your request.  Statistic requests will not generate actual copies of reports or summonses, but will provide you with a list of records that your specific query produces.

Five Years at a Glance

  2014 2015   2016   2017  2018  
Population (est.) 103,163 104,810 107,167 108,707 108,507
Officers 178 179 181 181 181
Support staff 90 91 97 111 97
Other enforcement 13 18 13 15 20
Ratio officers/1000 1.73 1.71 1.69 1.67 1.67
Budget (in millions) 32 33.6 34.0 34.7 35.7

Reported Crimes

Part I Crimes 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018
Murder 1 1 0 3 0
Rape 43 39 46 41 39
Robbery 28 25 31 38 37
Aggravated assault 176 171 187 220 197
Burglary 494 427 431 387 379
Larceny-theft 2,172 2,207 2,514 2,704 3,141
Vehicle theft 135 123 167 222 271
Arson 28 15 19 8 22
TOTAL 3,077 3,008 3,395 3,623 4,086

 

Part II Crimes 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018
Assaults 552 532 531 528 521
Forgery 53 46 87 69 54
Fraud 413 477 479 437 611
Vandalism 753 785 825 857 869
Weapons 33 45 58 59 54
Sex assaults (misd.) 97 82 107 86 121
Drug Abuse 194 196 302 234 248
DUI 584 568 481 412 271
Liquor Laws 475 501 577 817 737
Drunk/ARC 1,365 1,145 1,041 898 902
Disorderly Conduct 98 95 102 136 178
TOTAL 4,617 4,472 4,590 4,533 4,566

 

Arrests

Adult, Part I 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018
Murder 2 1 0 3 0
Rape 9 7 12 9 7
Robbery 10 10 13 11 16
Aggravated Assault 98 96 78 96 149
Burglary 43 31 40 44 51
Larceny- theft 399 376 442 406 409
Vehicle theft 9 5 8 19 27
Arson 3 2 9 2 2
TOTAL 573 528 602 590 661

 

Juvenile, Part I 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018
Murder 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 3 2 2 1 0
Robbery 0 0 0 1 5
Aggravated Assault 3 7 5 6 5
Burglary 4 2 11 6 2
Larceny-theft 95 71 86 76 59
Vehicle theft 1 3 8 2 8
Arson 4 9 1 0 1
TOTAL 110 94 113 92 80

 

Traffic, accidents, injuries, summons

  2014 2015 2016 2017  2018
Total accidents 3,449 3,593 3,691 3,491 3,624
Bike/Pedestrian 243 236 276 245 225
DUI Arrests 583 570 486 352 270
Injury accidents 362 298 361 499 792
Fatal accidents 1 0 7 0 3
Alcohol related fatal 0 0 0 0 2
Traffic summons 12,530 11,038 11,439 6,462 7,026