Oakland Park, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Oakland Park and Florida

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Oakland Park experienced 244 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 139 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 558.1 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Florida, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,193 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Oakland Park:


Oakland Park Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 59th
  • Violent Crimes: 49th (84th per 100k)
  • Murder: 13th (37th per 100k)
  • Rape: 34th (59th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 55th (109th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 43rd (50th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 49th (72nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 29th (33rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 53rd (101st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 40th (46th per 100k)
  • Arson: 20th (52nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 862nd
  • Violent Crimes: 390th (1,089th per 100k)
  • Murder: 72nd (282nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 168th (908th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 347th (1,452nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 266th (519th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 531st (1,208th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 323rd (619th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 577th (1,607th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 383rd (865th per 100k)
  • Arson: 113th (721st per 100k)

In Broward County (2015)

  • Population: 16th
  • Violent Crimes: 10th (8th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (3rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 13th (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 12th (6th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 6th (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 12th (8th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 11th (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 7th (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 44,319
  • Households: 16,837
  • Median Income: $45,357
  • Land Area: 7.507 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.671 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Oakland Park, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 5 6
Rape 27 23
Agg. Assault 127 139
Robbery 68 76
Burglary 362 461
Vehicle Thefts 120 133
Arson 5 5

Violent Crimes in Oakland Park, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 6
Rape 23
Aggravated Assault 139
Robbery 76

Property Crimes in Oakland Park, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 461
Larceny 1193
Motor Vehicle Theft 133
Arson 5

Agg. Assault in Oakland Park, FL

Year Agg. Assault
2006 306
2007 291
2008 257
2009 222
2010 147
2011 167
2012 184
2013 165
2014 127
2015 139

Property Crimes in Oakland Park, FL

Year Property Crimes
2006 2451
2007 2350
2008 2507
2009 2286
2010 2121
2011 2185
2012 2259
2013 2130
2014 1792
2015 1787

Florida Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
Arson 0 0

Agg. Assault in the state of Florida

Year Agg. Assault
2006 87044
2007 86366
2008 82852
2009 76112
2010 69523
2011 66319
2012 63929
2013 61054
2014 72895
2015 63895

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