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Littleton, Colorado Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Littleton, Colorado. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Littleton compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Littleton, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 13,595 total crimes reported in Littleton, Colorado (565 of them violent). Of the 1,511 crimes that occur a year in Littleton, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Littleton, Colorado every 5 hours. This includes 9 murders, 60 rapes, and nearly eleven thousand thefts (including 1,664 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Littleton, Colorado (1999, 2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Littleton, Colorado for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Littleton increased by 7 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 20 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 9 years in Littleton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two thousand for Littleton, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Littleton, Colorado (1999, 2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Littleton, Colorado (1999, 2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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