The Denver crime report for May 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 May, in comparison

Violent crimes in Denver

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

Serious assaults in Denver

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

Property crimes in Denver

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

Burglaries in Denver

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

Notable crime ranking changes from April to May

There were 33 notable ranking changes in major crime categories when comparing the rankings from April to May. The lower the rank the worse the reported crime is in that neighborhood.

Denver homicides, May 2024

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May homicides in Denver

There were 3 reported homicides in Denver in May.

  1. Wednesday May 1, 8:55 PM, at 3924 N Malta St in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  2. Saturday May 4, 6:13 PM, at the 4800 block of E Hale Pkwy in Hale.
  3. Sunday May 12, 5:08 AM, at the 8800 block of E Colfax Ave in East Colfax.

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Compare May’s crime

Denver crime by time of day

Monthly average, 2024
May

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

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

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

Monthly average, 2024
May

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

Property crime by day of week, May 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, May 2024

  1. DIA: 2.44 per 1,000 residents (3 incidents total)
  2. CBD: 1.23 (5)
  3. Auraria: 1.21 (1)
  4. Union Station: 1.19 (6)
  5. Five Points: 0.88 (13)
  6. City Park West: 0.87 (4)
  7. Globeville: 0.84 (3)
  8. Lincoln Park: 0.83 (5)
  9. Whittier: 0.83 (5)
  10. Washington Virginia Vale: 0.72 (10)
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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