Crime in Issaquah by the numbers

June 12, 2012

By Warren Kagarise

Offenses

Local law enforcement agencies classify offenses as Group A or Group B in reporting incidents to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System.

Group A offenses include felonies — murders, rapes and serious property crimes. Information collected in the NIBRS program includes statistical data about the incident, all offenses committed, property involved, weapons involved, victim and offender demographics, arrest information and clearance status.

  • Murder — 0
  • Manslaughter — 0
  • Forcible rape — 4
  • Forcible fondling — 5
  • Robbery — 7
  • Aggravated assault — 13
  • Simple assault — 124
  • Intimidation — 20
  • Burglary — 107
  • Larceny — 583
  • Motor vehicle theft — 35
  • Arson — 4
  • Counterfeiting/forgery — 28
  • Vandalism — 303
  • Drug/narcotics — 90
  • Drug equipment — 65
  • Embezzlement — 3
  • Fraud — 59
  • Statutory rape — 1
  • Possession of stolen property — 16
  • Violation of no contact/protection order — 31
  • Weapons law violation — 15

Total — 1,513

Group B offenses encompass misdemeanors, such as disorderly conduct, liquor law violations and nontraffic-related offenses. Police collect only arrest data for such offenses.

  • Curfew/vagrancy — 4
  • Disorderly conduct — 23
  • Driving under the influence — 83
  • Family offenses — 2
  • Liquor laws — 54
  • Trespass — 21
  • All other offenses — 74

Total — 261

Value of property stolen by type in dollars

  • Firearms — $3,325
  • Jewelry — $103,849
  • Electronics — $24,508
  • Office equipment — $84,617
  • Motor vehicles — $483,300
  • Miscellaneous — $334,869
  • Household goods — $29,246
  • Currency — $386,368
  • Consumable goods — $8,246
  • Clothing — $30,350

Source: Crime In Washington 2011

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