Hazelwood, MO Criminal and Public Records

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Hazelwood Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 25th
  • Violent Crimes: 26th (151st per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (27th per 100k)
  • Rape: 26th (187th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 34th (180th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 15th (46th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 24th (94th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 24th (138th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 25th (99th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 19th (60th per 100k)
  • Arson: 16th (102nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,542nd
  • Violent Crimes: 545th (1,971st per 100k)
  • Murder: 74th (262nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,348th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 437th (2,225th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 309th (728th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 980th (1,753rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 590th (2,136th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 907th (1,718th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 442nd (908th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (795th per 100k)

In St. Louis County (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (30th per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (8th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (40th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 8th (33rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (23rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (20th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (31st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (18th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (23rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 8th (27th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 25,661
  • Households: 10,760
  • Median Income: $44,807
  • Land Area: 16.017 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.739 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Hazelwood, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 4
Rape 8 2
Agg. Assault 33 49
Robbery 29 33
Burglary 136 138
Vehicle Thefts 52 74
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Hazelwood, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 4
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 49
Robbery 33

Property Crimes in Hazelwood, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 138
Larceny 663
Motor Vehicle Theft 74
Arson 1

Robbery in Hazelwood, MO

Year Robbery
2006 34
2007 26
2008 44
2009 28
2010 30
2011 27
2012 23
2013 30
2014 29
2015 33

Rape in Hazelwood, MO

Year Rape
2006 6
2007 3
2008 5
2009 6
2010 8
2011 2
2012 3
2013 0
2014 8
2015 2

Missouri Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Hazelwood, MO included 88 violent crimes and 875 property crimes. The 88 violent crimes included: 4 murders, 49 aggravated assaults, 2 forcible rapes, and 33 robberies. The 875 property crimes included: 74 motor vehicle thefts, 138 burglaries, 1 count of arson, and 663 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Hazelwood, MO which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Rape 4085 4407
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Robbery 5592 6376
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999
Arson 0 0

Looking for information on a specific individual in Hazelwood, MO? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Hazelwood or in the greater Hazelwood, MO metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Robbery in the state of Missouri

Year Robbery
2006 7587
2007 7165
2008 7390
2009 7452
2010 6132
2011 6269
2012 5782
2013 5484
2014 5592
2015 6376

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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