All types of emergency medical dispatched incidents, fire dispatched incidents, such as, structure fires, vehicle fires, commercial fire alarms, and special operations incidents including hazardous materials, natural gas leaks, technical rescue calls, heavy extrication and aircraft incidents in the City of Mesa.
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program collects statistics on the number of offenses known to City of Mesa Police Department. In Part I, the UCR indexes reported incidents of crimes that are broken into two categories: violent and property crimes. Aggravated assault, forcible rape, murder, and robbery are classified as violent, while arson, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft are classified as property crimes. City of Mesa population 2011-2016 based on U.S. Census estimates; 2017-2025 based on Maricopa County Association of Governments (MAG) estimates
Based on initial police reports taken by officers when responding to incidents and comes from Police Records Management System (RMS). This data set has been modified for public use by obfuscating the address number through rounding it to the 100 block.
Note that incidents reported here may not correlate with Police 911 Events dataset and other calls for Police service.
The City of Mesa does not wish to disclose information that is inflammatory in nature that impacts our citizens. It is also worth noting that crimes reported in this data set have not been adjudicated in a court of law for final determination.
Sensitive crimes will be listed but the address of their occurrence will NOT be included. In this way aggregate totals of crimes will be accurate, without providing sensitive information.
Addresses where the following crime types reported will NOT be included are: Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Suicide, Incest, Molestation of a child and Homicide.
Additionally, this information is provided through the CrimeReports website. This 3rd party website can be used to visually review crime data for Mesa and outlining areas.
Some of the data fields provided are used to report to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
For a listing of data fields and description please see their UCR Program Data Collections page. Alternatively, please see the Bureau of Justice Statistics NIBRS website for a listing of data fields.
Confirmed cases of opioid overdose, locations are not actual but instead rounded to approximately 1/3 mile increments. Opioid overdose confirmed by 1) patient or witness verification, 2) Opioid found on scene or 3) positive response to Narcan treatment. For more information on opioid drugs see https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/opioids
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program collects statistics on the number of offenses known to City of Mesa Police Department. Part I offenses are reported monthly and are chosen by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) because they are serious crimes, occur with regularity in all areas of the country, and are likely to be reported to police. Part I violent offenses are defined as: Criminal homicide, Forcible Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault,
Address and Location are not exact locations of incidents and are rounded to nearest 100 block. Lat/Long are approximations only based on rounded 100 block. Locations are not included for: sexual abuse, sexual assault, suicide, incest, molestation of a child or homicide. See link to "Based on Police Incidents" below for other important details about this dataset. Incidents in this dataset not necessarily linked to Police Computer Aided Dispatch Events (Calls for Service).