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Sunnyvale Crime Statistics

Sunnyvale is proud to have one of the lowest crime rates in the Nation.  We believe that this is due to the strong partnership between the Citizens of Sunnyvale and the law enforcement Officers that serve them.

We thank you for your interest in Sunnyvale crime statistics and encourage you to contact our Crime Prevention Unit for tips and information on how to prevent crime in your neighborhood, home, business, or school.

Five Year Average Crime Clock Comparison

Crime and Incident Maps for Your Neighborhood

The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety has joined forces with CrimeReports.com to provide crime and incident data to the residents of Sunnyvale. CrimeReports.com takes Records Management System (RMS)/Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) crime data provided by Public Safety every 24 hours and turns the data into easy to view information. 

CrimeReports.com makes it simple and easy to share timely and important local crime data with the citizens and community organizations in Sunnyvale. The service is free to members of the public, and allows people to receive alerts automatically via email if a crime occurs near their home. It also allows citizens to view reported crime activity on an easy to use map for any location in Sunnyvale.

We hope that the information provided will enhance our already strong connection with the community. We truly believe that it is important that our community members become involved in our efforts to keep our community safe. If you wish to provide any additional information on a crime or incident you see listed on CrimeReports.com, please contact (408)730-7110 or e-mail us at Sunnyvale Public Safety

CrimeReports.com Terms and Conditions 

The information displayed on CrimeReports.com is susceptible to some degree of error due to the collection, entry, and geo-processing of the data. No warranty or guarantee is made nor implied regarding the content, geographic accuracy, timeliness, completeness, sequence, or accuracy of any of the information provided herein. The reader should not rely on the data provided herein for any reason. The information is provided strictly as a courtesy to the public.     

Understanding Crime Statistics

The crime statistics provided here correspond with the FBI guidelines for crime data.  Since 1930, the FBI has administered the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR). There are eight primary crimes counted by the FBI. These crimes are separated into the categories of violent crimes and property crimes. The crimes included are the violent crimes of: murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The property crimes of: burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. For definitions of these crimes, please click below.

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Sunnyvale Crime Statistics by Year

If you need assistance please contact the Crime Analysis Unit at (408) 730-7159.  

If you are interested in general information on crime statistics, including crime data from other Cities, and information on how crime statistics are collected, calculated and reported, please see the websites of the FBI or the California Department of Justice.

Uniform Crime Reports Part I Crimes - Annual Report 2014

This graph compares Sunnyvale crime totals for 2011 to 2013
 Violent Crime Counts 1993-2013.pdf

This graph provides a summary of the number of occurrences per year of the violent crimes of: homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault in Sunnyvale.

This graph provides a summary of the number of occurrences per year of the property crimes of: burglary, theft, and stolen vehicles in Sunnyvale.
YEAR END Property Crime Counts 1993-2013 AMENDED 020314.pdf

Sunnyvale Crime Statistics By Month

Crimes in Sunnyvale

This document provides a look at FBI Part I Crimes for the City of Sunnyvale with a comparison of the current month to the previous month and the trend for the rolling twelve months.  Due to closing out the previous month’s crime reports the data will be one month behind.

More Information on Crime Statistics

We welcome your comments or questions on Sunnyvale crime statistics. Please email to: pubsfty@ci.sunnyvale.ca.us

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