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Chandler, Arizona Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Chandler, Arizona. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Chandler compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Chandler, Arizona, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 85,642 total crimes reported in Chandler, Arizona (6,073 of them violent). Of the 9,516 crimes that take place per year in Chandler, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Chandler, Arizona every 55 minutes. This includes 53 murders, 444 rapes, and at least sixty-five thousand thefts (including 10,211 car thefts).

Total Crime in Chandler, Arizona (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Chandler, Arizona for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Chandler has risen by 10%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 55%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 9 years in Chandler. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about ten thousand for Chandler, Arizona in 2009.

Crime Trends in Chandler, Arizona (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Chandler, Arizona (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Chandler, Arizona law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Chandler conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.