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Florida Crime Statistics


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%