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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

  2015   2016   2017  2018    2019  
Population (est.) 104,810 107,167 108,707 108,507 107,353
Officers 179 181 181 181 183
Support staff 91 97 111 97 106
Ratio officers/1000 1.71 1.69 1.67 1.67 1.70
Budget (in millions) 33.6 34.0 34.7 35.7 36.5

Reported Crimes

Part I Crimes 2015 2016 2017  2018 2019 
Murder 1 0 3 0 1
Rape 39 46 41 39 55
Robbery 25 31 38 37 34
Aggravated assault 171 187 220 197 182
Burglary 427 431 387 379 395
Larceny-theft 2,207 2,514 2,704 3,141 2,716
Vehicle theft 123 167 222 271 273
Arson 15 19 8 22 5
TOTAL 3,008 3,395 3,623 4,086 3,661

 

Part II Crimes 2015 2016 2017  2018 2019 
Assaults 532 531 528 521 504
Forgery 46 87 69 54 53
Fraud 477 479 437 611 532
Vandalism 785 825 857 869 833
Weapons 45 58 59 54 45
Sex assaults (misd.) 82 107 86 121 114
Drug Abuse 196 302 234 248 188
DUI 568 481 412 271 179
Liquor Laws 501 577 817 737 710
Drunk/ARC 1,145 1,041 898 902 893
Disorderly Conduct 95 102 136 178 163
TOTAL 4,472 4,590 4,533 4,566 4,214

 

Arrests

Adult, Part I 2015 2016 2017  2018 2019 
Murder 1 0 3 0 0
Rape 7 12 9 7 13
Robbery 10 13 11 16 16
Aggravated Assault 96 78 96 149 122
Burglary 31 40 44 51 63
Larceny- theft 376 442 406 409 540
Vehicle theft 5 8 19 27 33
Arson 2 9 2 2 1
TOTAL 528 602 590 661 788

 

Juvenile, Part I 2015 2016 2017  2018 2019 
Murder 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 2 2 1 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1 5 4
Aggravated Assault 7 5 6 5 5
Burglary 2 11 6 2 0
Larceny-theft 71 86 76 59 55
Vehicle theft 3 8 2 8 2
Arson 9 1 0 1 0
TOTAL 94 113 92 80 66

 

Traffic, crashes, injuries, summons

  2015 2016 2017  2018 2019 
Total crashes 3,593 3,691 3,491 3,624 3,522
Bike/Pedestrian 236 276 245 225 205
DUI Arrests 570 486 352 270 179
Injury crashes 298 361 499 792 739
Fatal crashes 0 7 0 3 3
Alcohol related fatal 0 0 0 2 0
Traffic summons 11,038 11,439 6,462 7,026 6,473