Crime Trend in Rhode Island

There were 2,342 violent crimes, 25 murders, 16,259 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Rhode Island

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 2,342 221.1 [51]
2018 2,326 219.8 [51]
2017 2,460 232.2 [52]
2016 2,529 239.1 [52]
2015 2,562 242.5 [53]
2014 2,320 219.9 [53]
2013 2,572 244.6 [54]
2012 2,657 253.0 [54]
2011 2,602 247.5 [55]
2010 2,709 257.4 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Rhode Island

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 25 2.4 [51]
2018 16 1.5 [51]
2017 20 1.9 [52]
2016 29 2.7 [52]
2015 29 2.7 [53]
2014 26 2.5 [53]
2013 31 2.9 [54]
2012 36 3.4 [54]
2011 14 1.3 [55]
2010 29 2.8 [55]

The number of robberies in Rhode Island

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 418 39.5 [51]
2018 453 42.8 [51]
2017 474 44.7 [52]
2016 541 51.2 [52]
2015 556 52.6 [53]
2014 530 50.2 [53]
2013 684 65.0 [54]
2012 715 68.1 [54]
2011 746 71.0 [55]
2010 782 74.3 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Rhode Island

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 1,408 132.9 [51]
2018 1,363 128.8 [51]
2017 1,521 143.5 [52]
2016 1,514 143.2 [52]
2015 1,518 143.7 [53]
2014 1,398 132.5 [53]
2013 1,550 147.4 [54]
2012 1,614 153.7 [54]
2011 1,538 146.3 [55]
2010 1,600 152.0 [55]

The number of property crimes in Rhode Island

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 16,259 1534.8 [51]
2018 17,625 1665.4 [51]
2017 18,561 1751.6 [52]
2016 18,910 1788.1 [52]
2015 20,043 1897.5 [53]
2014 22,982 2178.6 [53]
2013 25,678 2442.0 [54]
2012 27,039 2574.4 [54]
2011 28,141 2676.8 [55]
2010 26,959 2561.4 [55]

The number of burglaries in Rhode Island

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 2,321 219.1 [51]
2018 2,817 266.2 [51]
2017 3,217 303.6 [52]
2016 3,650 345.1 [52]
2015 3,947 373.7 [53]
2014 4,830 457.9 [53]
2013 5,607 533.2 [54]
2012 5,929 564.5 [54]
2011 6,964 662.4 [55]
2010 6,124 581.8 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Rhode Island

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 12,580 1187.5 [51]
2018 13,270 1253.9 [51]
2017 13,861 1308.1 [52]
2016 14,157 1338.6 [52]
2015 14,707 1392.3 [53]
2014 16,317 1546.8 [53]
2013 17,838 1696.4 [54]
2012 18,478 1759.3 [54]
2011 18,890 1796.8 [55]
2010 18,432 1751.2 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Rhode Island

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 1,358 128.2 [51]
2018 1,538 145.3 [51]
2017 1,483 140.0 [52]
2016 1,103 104.3 [52]
2015 1,389 131.5 [53]
2014 1,835 173.9 [53]
2013 2,233 212.4 [54]
2012 2,632 250.6 [54]
2011 2,287 217.5 [55]
2010 2,403 228.3 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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