FBI Report Shows Some Crime on The Rise in Grays Harbor

Highlights from cities with populations of more than 100,000 people in Washington—comparing 2011 to 2010—include:

  • The rate of violent crime for Washington’s cities decreased by 6.0 percent (per 100,000 people), and its property crime rate decreased by 3.4 percent (per 100,000 people).
  • In Seattle, there were decreases in the number of robberies, larceny-thefts, and motor vehicle thefts. There was a slight increase in the number of murders and non-negligent manslaughters (19 to 20) and increases in the number of rapes, aggravated assaults, and burglaries.
  • In Bellevue, there were decreases in the number of aggravated assaults, burglaries, larceny-thefts, and motor vehicle thefts, and a slight decrease in the number of robberies (59 to 58). There was a slight increase in the number of murders and non-negligent manslaughters (zero to one) and an increase in the number of rapes.
  • In Everett, there were decreases in the number of rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, larceny-thefts, and motor-vehicle thefts. The number of murders and non-negligent manslaughters remained the same (five) and there was an increase in the number of burglaries.
  • In Spokane, there were decreases in the number of aggravated assaults and motor vehicle thefts, and a slight decrease in the number of murders/non-negligent manslaughter (six to four). There was a slight increase in the number of rapes and increases in the number of robberies, burglaries, and larceny-thefts.
  • In Tacoma, there was a decrease in the number of murder and non-negligent manslaughters, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, and larceny-thefts. There was an increase in the number of motor vehicle thefts.
  • In Vancouver, there was a decrease in rapes, aggravated assaults, larceny-thefts, and motor vehicle thefts. There was an increase in murder and non-negligent manslaughters, robberies, and burglaries.

The breakdown for these Washington state cities is:

Bellevue 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 0 1
Forcible rape 10 23
Robbery 59 58
Aggravated assault 69 58
Burglary 657 607
Larceny-theft 2,905 2,775
Motor vehicle theft 207 157
Everett 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 5 5
Forcible rape 76 49
Robbery 181 143
Aggravated assault 273 253
Burglary 994 1,163
Larceny-theft 5,536 5,415
Motor vehicle theft 1,142 925
Seattle 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 19 20
Forcible rape 96 100
Robbery 1,429 1,418
Aggravated assault 1,971 2,126
Burglary 6,449 6,807
Larceny-theft 23,284 21,585
Motor vehicle theft 3,453 3,400
Spokane 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 6 4
Forcible rape 80 84
Robbery 432 484
Aggravated assault 752 732
Burglary 2,859 3,030
Larceny-theft 10,174 10,231
Motor vehicle theft 2,009 1,778
Tacoma 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 14 11
Forcible rape 141 125
Robbery 535 446
Aggravated assault 1,010 925
Burglary 2,893 2,709
Larceny-theft 7,741 7,228
Motor vehicle theft 2,036 2,125
Vancouver 2010 2011
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter 0 9
Forcible rape 112 102
Robbery 173 185
Aggravated assault 386 337
Burglary 939 950
Larceny-theft 4,682 4,629
Motor vehicle theft 923 868

For specific information by region, state, and other cities within Washington, please refer to the following links:

Across the nation, more than 18,200 city, county, state, federal, college/university, and tribal law enforcement agencies voluntarily contribute data to this annual report.

The FBI simply compiles the information as it is provided from local jurisdictions. You will need to contact those local jurisdictions for any analysis of the numbers listed above. Also note that the report features a prominent message cautioning against using the statistics to rank cities or counties. Such rankings can lead to simplistic or incomplete analyses, overlooking the many variables impacting crime and its reporting.

The FBI has been producing the Uniform Crime Report since 1930.

View the entire report: Crime in the United States, 2011