The Denver crime report for March 2024.

This crime report looks at whether violent, property and other crimes went up or down, homicides and homicide news, as well as crime frequency and changes in frequency in this month.

Denver crime counts for March, in comparison

Violent crimes in Denver

Violent crime in March was up in Denver from February, and up compared against March 2023, and up compared with the 2024 average of 417 violent crimes per month.

Serious assaults in Denver

Serious assault in March was down in Denver from February, and up compared against March 2023, and up compared with the 2024 average of 269 serious assaults per month.

Property crimes in Denver

Property crime in March was up in Denver from February, and down compared against March 2023, and up compared with the 2024 average of 2394 property crimes per month.

Burglaries in Denver

Burglary in March was up in Denver from February, and down compared against March 2023, and up compared with the 2024 average of 315 burglaries per month.

Notable crime ranking changes from February to March

There were 71 notable ranking changes in major crime categories when comparing the rankings from February to March. The lower the rank the worse the reported crime is in that neighborhood.

Denver homicides, March 2024

Homicide map

March homicides in Denver

There were 10 reported homicides in Denver in March.

  1. Friday March 1, 9:13 PM, at 450 N Federal Blvd in Valverde.
  2. Friday March 1, 11:19 PM, at the 4900 block of N Ursula St in Montbello.
  3. Saturday March 2, 7:32 PM, at the 2700 block of W Iliff Ave in College View / South Platte.
  4. Saturday March 9, 10:19 PM, at 4780 E Evans Ave in Goldsmith.
  5. Monday March 11, 2:40 AM, at the 1800 block of S Quebec Way in Indian Creek.
  6. Saturday March 16, 9:22 PM, at 4040 N Quebec St in Central Park.
  7. Wednesday March 27, 8:04 PM, at the 1500 block of N Spruce St in East Colfax.
  8. Friday March 29, 6:30 AM, at 1640 S Federal Blvd in Ruby Hill.
  9. Saturday March 30, 6:52 PM, at the 2900 block of N Gilpin St in Whittier.
  10. Sunday March 31, 8:54 PM, at the 1500 block of N Downing St in City Park West.

March 2024 homicide news in Denver

Armed man fatally shot by Denver police at 7-Eleven identified
Published March 1
and filed under homicide, weapon crime
in Valverde
Juvenile suspected in fatal shooting death of teen at Denver cemetery
Published March 1
and filed under homicide, weapon crime
in Windsor
Two dead overnight in Denver stabbing, shooting homicides, police say
Published March 2
and filed under homicide, weapon crime
in Hampden
Woman killed in Saturday night southwest Denver shooting
Published March 3
and filed under homicide, domestic violence, weapon crime
in College View / South Platte
Man sentenced to life in prison in fatal Denver shooting
Published March 7
and filed under homicide
Woman hit, killed by driver in LoDo
Published March 10
and filed under homicide
in Union Station
One killed, three injured in three overnight Denver shootings
Published March 10
and filed under serious assault, weapon crime, homicide
in Goldsmith, Ruby Hill
31-year-old arrested in fatal domestic violence shooting in southwest Denver
Published March 11
and filed under homicide, domestic violence, weapon crime
in College View / South Platte
Man arrested after dragging, killing another man with his car in Denver, police say
Published March 12
and filed under homicide
in Indian Creek
Denver teen sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing 5 in Green Valley Ranch arson
Published March 15
and filed under arson, homicide
in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch
Denver officers fired 36 bullets at armed man threatening 7-Eleven employees, police say
Published March 16
and filed under homicide, weapon crime
in Valverde
Man, woman killed at northeast Denver hotel city leased for homeless shelter
Published March 17
and filed under homicide
in Central Park
Teen who shot and killed man driving on I-70 in road rage killing sentenced to prison
Published March 20
and filed under homicide
in South Park Hill
Suspect in December double homicide still on the run; Denver police ask public for help
Published March 21
and filed under homicide
in West Colfax
Third person shot at Denver homeless shelter in 2 weeks; 2 arrested
Published March 28
and filed under homicide, serious assault
in Central Park
Man killed in shooting in Denver Friday morning
Published March 29
and filed under homicide
in Ruby Hill
One man killed in Saturday shooting in northeast Denver
Published March 31
and filed under homicide
in Whittier

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Compare March’s crime

Denver crime by time of day

Monthly average, 2024
March

Violent crime by hour of day, March vs. 2024's monthly average

Property crime by hour of day, March vs. 2024's monthly average

Denver crime by weekday (compare the month against the average for the year)

Monthly average, 2024
March

Violent crime by day of week, March vs. 2024's monthly average

Property crime by day of week, March vs. 2024's monthly average

City of Denver crime rankings

Note that certain neighborhoods with fewer residents and higher foot traffic (Civic Center, DIA, Auraria, CBD) may be disproportionately represented.

The worsts

The worst neighborhoods for domestic violence

Domestic violence in Denver, March 2024

  1. Civic Center: 3.96 per 1,000 residents (7 incidents total)
  2. Sun Valley: 2.78 (4)
  3. DIA: 2.44 (3)
  4. City Park West: 1.75 (8)
  5. Kennedy: 1.3 (6)
  6. Auraria: 1.21 (1)
  7. Jefferson Park: 1.06 (3)
  8. North Capitol Hill: 1.01 (6)
  9. West Colfax: 0.99 (9)
  10. Lincoln Park: 0.83 (5)
Domestic violence in Denver, 2024
  1. DIA: 14.62 per 1,000 residents (18 incidents total)
  2. Civic Center: 8.48 (15)
  3. Auraria: 6.06 (5)
  4. City Park West: 5.02 (23)
  5. Sun Valley: 4.87 (7)
  6. Globeville: 4.22 (15)
  7. CBD: 3.7 (15)
  8. North Capitol Hill: 3.55 (21)
  9. Lincoln Park: 3.48 (21)
  10. Kennedy: 3.04 (14)

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