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Palm Beach County Crime Report (2009)

Total Crime (2009)
Population: 1,287,344
# of Total Crime: 60,011
Firearm Involved**: 2,324
Rate*: 1,287,344

Type of Crime Palm Beach County Florida
TotalAll** 60,0114,661.6 824,5594,397.5
Property Crimes 51,967 4,036.8 711,144 3,792.7
Violent Crimes** 8,044 624.9 113,415 604.9
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 2,324 180.5 29,525 157.5
MurderAll866.7 1,0175.4
Firearm Involved725.6 6953.7
Forcible Sex OffensesAll64249.9 10,22754.5
Firearm Involved151.2 1660.9
RobberyAll2,667207.2 30,881164.7
Firearm Involved1,16590.5 13,66872.9
Aggravated AssaultAll4,649361.1 71,290380.2
Firearm Involved1,07283.3 14,98279.9
All564.4 1690.9
Firearm Involved00.0 140.1
Motor Vehicle Theft3,403264.3 50,204267.7
Burglary13,2031,025.6 181,658968.8
Larceny35,3612,746.8 479,2822,556.1

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 56 0
Murder 14 72
Forcible Sex Offenses 627 15
Robbery 1,502 1165
Aggravated Assault 3,577 1072

*: Per 100,000 population.
**: Does not include manslaughter.
***: Total crime does not include manslaughter .
DNR: Did not report.

Note: Florida has adopted a "Forcible Sex Offense" category that is not used at the Federal level. Florida's Forcible Sex Offenses (FSO) include forcible rape, attempted rape, forcible sodomy, and forcible fondling. Users of this site will note that various reports will use either a Forcible Rape or a FSO category in Index Offenses. When Forcible Rape is presented it includes rape and attempted rape only while forcible sodomy and forcible fondling are included in aggravated assault.

Note: Percent changes in number and rate should be interpreted with caution. In small counties with low numbers of crime, a small increase in crime can produce a large percent change.

Note: Dade County was renamed "Miami-Dade County" in 1997. All county and jurisdictional data 1998 to date reflects this change. This change affects the alphabetical order of Miami-Dade County. Please note this change when downloading time series data earlier than 1998.

SOURCE: Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL: FDLE.

Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement  
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