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The Denver serious assault report

Serious assault crime stats, charts, data, rankings, maps and news for the City of Denver and its neighborhoods. Last updated Thursday July 11th.

Denver serious assaults are up in the past 30 days (365) compared with the 30 days before that (303), and down since the start of this year when compared to the same time period last year.

  • Denver has had 1788 serious assaults reported so far this year, an average of 283.1 per month / 9.3 per day.
  • In 2023, Denver averaged 302.2 per month, and the year before that (2022) Denver averaged 307.3 per month.
  • The most serious assaults any neighborhood in Denver has had in 2024 is Five Points, with 115.
  • The average number of serious assaults per neighborhood this year is 22.92.

Denver’s serious assault rate

In 2024, Denver's serious assault rate’s 4.5 crimes per 1,000 residents. See the crime rate for the rest of Denver's crimes.

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Denver neighborhood map, serious assaults per 1,000 residents, 2024

Reported serious assaults per 1,000 residents. Hover over or tap a neighborhood for details.

 

Denver serious assault statistics

Monthly reported serious assaults in Denver

Serious assault crimes, by time of day

What time reported serious assaults happen in Denver.

Serious assault crimes, by weekday

The day of the week reported serious assaults happen.

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Recent crime ranking changes in serious assault

There were 8 notable ranking changes in these crime categories when comparing the rankings four weeks ago to the current rankings. This list updates Mondays. The lower the rank the worse the reported crime.

Featured: The best and worst neighborhoods for serious assaults.

Serious assault rate, Denver, 2024

  1. Civic Center: 29.96 per 1,000 residents (53 incidents total)
  2. DIA: 24.37 per 1,000 residents (30 incidents total)
  3. Union Station: 11.85 (60)
  4. Sun Valley: 11.82 (17)
  5. CBD: 9.39 (38)
  6. City Park West: 8.73 (40)
  7. Five Points: 7.79 (115)
  8. Lincoln Park: 7.62 (46)
  9. North Capitol Hill: 6.42 (38)
  10. Globeville: 6.2 (22)
  11. Elyria-Swansea: 5.39 (36)
  12. East Colfax: 5.15 (58)
  13. Cole: 5.0 (23)
  14. Baker: 5.0 (29)
  15. Jefferson Park: 4.95 (14)
  16. Overland: 4.63 (15)
  17. Northeast Park Hill: 4.62 (42)
  18. West Colfax: 4.39 (40)
  19. Central Park: 4.2 (74)
  20. Barnum: 3.64 (24)
  21. Capitol Hill: 3.5 (55)
  22. Valverde: 3.47 (13)
  23. Westwood: 3.26 (54)
  24. Athmar Park: 3.23 (28)
  25. Washington Virginia Vale: 2.97 (41)
  26. Villa Park: 2.96 (27)
  27. Goldsmith: 2.66 (14)
  28. Ruby Hill: 2.59 (28)
  29. Auraria: 2.42 (2)
  30. Clayton: 2.35 (10)
  31. Montbello: 2.29 (79)
  32. College View / South Platte: 2.25 (16)
  33. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 2.23 (78)
  34. Skyland: 2.22 (7)
  35. City Park: 2.19 (7)
  36. Hampden: 2.17 (41)
  37. Harvey Park South: 2.15 (19)
  38. Hale: 2.07 (14)
  39. Windsor: 2.05 (28)
  40. Sloan Lake: 1.92 (15)
  41. Bear Valley: 1.84 (17)
  42. Sunnyside: 1.83 (18)
  43. Barnum West: 1.71 (10)
  44. Lowry Field: 1.71 (14)
  45. University Hills: 1.69 (10)
  46. Harvey Park: 1.5 (19)
  47. Virginia Village: 1.49 (21)
  48. Hampden South: 1.42 (21)
  49. Regis: 1.42 (6)
  50. Mar Lee: 1.39 (19)
  51. Whittier: 1.34 (8)
  52. Kennedy: 1.3 (6)
  53. Cheesman Park: 1.29 (11)
  54. Cherry Creek: 1.28 (8)
  55. Chaffee Park: 1.24 (5)
  56. Highland: 1.22 (11)
  57. Speer: 1.19 (14)
  58. Congress Park: 1.16 (13)
  59. West Highland: 0.98 (9)
  60. University: 0.96 (9)
  61. University Park: 0.93 (7)
  62. Montclair: 0.85 (5)
  63. Belcaro: 0.85 (4)
  64. Rosedale: 0.83 (2)
  65. North Park Hill: 0.76 (8)
  66. Platt Park: 0.7 (4)
  67. Fort Logan: 0.68 (6)
  68. Indian Creek: 0.57 (2)
  69. South Park Hill: 0.55 (5)
  70. Southmoor Park: 0.41 (2)
  71. Berkeley: 0.35 (3)
  72. Marston: 0.35 (4)
  73. Hilltop: 0.33 (3)
  74. Country Club: 0.31 (1)
  75. Wellshire: 0.3 (1)
  76. Washington Park West: 0.28 (2)
  77. Washington Park: 0.27 (2)

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Serious assault count, Denver, 2024

  1. Five Points: 115 incidents
  2. Montbello: 79
  3. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 78
  4. Central Park: 74
  5. Union Station: 60
  6. East Colfax: 58
  7. Capitol Hill: 55
  8. Westwood: 54
  9. Civic Center: 53
  10. Lincoln Park: 46
  11. Northeast Park Hill: 42
  12. Hampden: 41
  13. Washington Virginia Vale: 41
  14. West Colfax: 40
  15. City Park West: 40
  16. North Capitol Hill: 38
  17. CBD: 38
  18. Elyria-Swansea: 36
  19. DIA: 30
  20. Baker: 29
  21. Windsor: 28
  22. Athmar Park: 28
  23. Ruby Hill: 28
  24. Villa Park: 27
  25. Barnum: 24
  26. Cole: 23
  27. Globeville: 22
  28. Hampden South: 21
  29. Virginia Village: 21
  30. Harvey Park South: 19
  31. Harvey Park: 19
  32. Mar Lee: 19
  33. Sunnyside: 18
  34. Bear Valley: 17
  35. Sun Valley: 17
  36. College View / South Platte: 16
  37. Sloan Lake: 15
  38. Overland: 15
  39. Speer: 14
  40. Lowry Field: 14
  41. Goldsmith: 14
  42. Jefferson Park: 14
  43. Hale: 14
  44. Congress Park: 13
  45. Valverde: 13
  46. Highland: 11
  47. Cheesman Park: 11
  48. University Hills: 10
  49. Barnum West: 10
  50. Clayton: 10
  51. University: 9
  52. West Highland: 9
  53. Whittier: 8
  54. Cherry Creek: 8
  55. North Park Hill: 8
  56. City Park: 7
  57. University Park: 7
  58. Skyland: 7
  59. Fort Logan: 6
  60. Regis: 6
  61. Kennedy: 6
  62. Montclair: 5
  63. Chaffee Park: 5
  64. South Park Hill: 5
  65. Marston: 4
  66. Belcaro: 4
  67. Platt Park: 4
  68. Berkeley: 3
  69. Hilltop: 3
  70. Auraria: 2
  71. Southmoor Park: 2
  72. Washington Park West: 2
  73. Washington Park: 2
  74. : 2
  75. Indian Creek: 2
  76. Rosedale: 2
  77. Country Club: 1
  78. Wellshire: 1

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Recent Denver serious assaults

July 8

  • Serious assault, at 5:06 PM, at S Patton Ct and W Kentucky Ave in Westwood.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 3:30 PM, at 901 N Sherman St in Capitol Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 12:55 PM, at 1490 N Trenton St in East Colfax.

July 7

  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 10:46 PM, at 4027 W Exposition Ave in Westwood.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 10:00 PM, at 3063 N Brighton Blvd in Five Points.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 9:17 PM, at the 1300 block of N Lipan St in Lincoln Park.
  • Serious assault, at 7:02 PM, at 490 W Colfax Ave in Civic Center.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 3:20 PM, at 4363 S Quebec St in Hampden South.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 12:40 PM, at 1955 N Ulster St in East Colfax.
  • Serious assault, at 6:01 AM, at 2135 Stout St in Five Points.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 3:48 AM, at 4703 W 52nd Ave in Regis.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:35 AM, at the 1500 block of 18th St in Union Station.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 1:41 AM, at 3121 N Wyandot St in Highland.
  • Serious assault, at 12:30 AM, at 4699 N Kittredge St in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 12:07 AM, at 2396 S Knox Ct in Harvey Park.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 12:00 AM, at 5530 N Crown Blvd in Montbello.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 12:00 AM, at 4200 Morrison Rd in Westwood.

July 6

  • Serious assault, at 11:00 PM, at 2009 Larimer St in Five Points.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 10:00 PM, at 12025 E 45th Ave in Montbello.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 10:00 PM, at 12025 E 45th Ave in Montbello.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 9:27 PM, at N Chambers Rd and E 40th Ave in Montbello.
  • Serious assault, at 7:55 PM, at 2000 Elitch Cir in Auraria.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 7:45 PM, at 4725 S Lowell Blvd in Fort Logan.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 5:37 PM, at W 52nd Ave and N Federal Blvd in Regis.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 5:33 PM, at 8991 E Amherst Dr in Hampden.
  • Serious assault, at 3:25 PM, at 3737 N Quebec St in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 10:43 AM, at the 1400 block of N Lincoln St in Capitol Hill.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 6:56 AM, at the 1900 block of S Sheridan Blvd in Harvey Park.
  • Serious assault, at 2:30 AM, at 12332 E Randolph Pl in Montbello.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 2:30 AM, at 12332 E Randolph Pl in Montbello.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:21 AM, at N Federal Blvd and W 7th Ave in Villa Park.

July 5

  • Serious assault, at 10:30 PM, at E Colfax Ave and N Race St in Cheesman Park.
  • Serious assault, at 10:21 PM, at 22nd St and Blake St in Five Points.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 9:43 PM, at 3625 W 10th Ave in Villa Park.
  • Serious assault, at 2:30 PM, at 1339 S Federal Blvd in Mar Lee.
  • Serious assault, at 3:00 AM, at 2301 Welton St in Five Points.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:42 AM, at W 10th Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:40 AM, at 777 N Bannock St in Lincoln Park.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 1:55 AM, at the 3800 block of W Exposition Ave in Westwood.
  • Serious assault, at 12:39 AM, at 1665 N Hooker St in West Colfax.
  • Serious assault, at 12:27 AM, at 2015 Market St in Five Points.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 12:14 AM, at 3200 W Colfax Ave in West Colfax.

July 4

  • Serious assault, at 11:26 PM, at the 1800 block of E 28th Ave in Whittier.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 11:07 PM, at 10000 E Alameda Ave in Windsor.
  • Serious assault, at 10:32 PM, at 8600 E Alameda Ave in Windsor.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 10:22 PM, at 3156 W Tanforan Dr in Fort Logan.
  • Serious assault, at 8:00 PM, at 4775 N Argonne St in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Serious assault, at 7:50 PM, at 2418 S Federal Blvd in College View / South Platte.
  • Serious assault, at 7:08 PM, at 1130 Park Avenue west in Five Points.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 4:48 PM, at the 1100 block of N Verbena St in East Colfax.

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