Community Safety: Police

Total Part I Crimes

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.

Part I Violent Crimes

Part I Property Crimes

Part I Crimes per 1,000 Residents

City of Mesa population 2011-2019 based on U.S. Census estimates; 2020-2025 based on Maricopa County Association of Governments (MAG) estimates. IMPORTANT NOTE: US Census population estimates for 2019 exceeded the MAG projections for 2020. Using the FBI's formula, the 2020 projection is updated by taking the 2019 US Census population estimate and adding the average growth rate since 2010 to that number (517,981 + (Average Estimated Growth Rate x 517,981).

Police Patrol -  Positions

Officer positions assigned to street patrol. Generally position count is as of August for the given year. Division boundaries were realigned in 2015. 

Police Employee Sworn and Civilian
Staffing Trends

City of Mesa Population