Florida Department of Law Enforcement – 2009
- One indexed crime every 38 seconds
- One violent crime every 4 minutes 38 seconds
- One property crime every 44 seconds
- One murder every 8 hours 37 minutes
- One forcible sex offense every 52 minutes
- One forcible rape every 1 hour & 36 minutes
- One robbery every 17 minutes
- One aggravated assault every 7 minutes
- One burglary every 3 minutes
- One act of larceny every 1 minute
Florida ranks 9th worst state for crimes per capita, and 3rd worst state for violent crimes per capita.
FBI reports in USA 3,000,000 home invasions annually.
- 38% of all assaults occur during home invasions
- 60% of all rapes occur during home invasions
- Since 2005 burglary rate in Florida has increased 7%