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Danville, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,487 total crimes reported in Danville, California (330 of them violent). Of the 649 crimes that take place per year in Danville, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Danville, California every 13 hours. This includes 3 murders, 35 rapes, and at least five thousand thefts (including 346 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Danville, California for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Danville has risen by 1%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 42%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Danville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about seven hundred for Danville, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Danville, California (1999-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

Danville, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Danville 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.