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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 Monday April 22nd.

Denver serious assaults are down in the past 30 days (256) compared with the 30 days before that (298), and down since the start of this year when compared to the same time period last year.

  • Denver has had 989 serious assaults reported so far this year, an average of 268.4 per month / 8.8 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 63.
  • The average number of serious assaults per neighborhood this year is 12.68.

Denver’s serious assault rate

In 2024, Denver's serious assault rate’s 4.3 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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New: Recent crime ranking changes in serious assault

There were 7 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.

  • Skyland fell 8 ranks, from 39th to 31st.
  • Valverde fell 5 ranks, from 18th to 13th.
  • Athmar Park fell 6 ranks, from 30th to 24th.
  • Whittier fell 9 ranks, from 53rd to 44th.
  • Capitol Hill improved 4 ranks, from 13th to 17th.
  • Montbello fell 5 ranks, from 35th to 30th.
  • CBD improved 3 ranks, from 3rd to 6th.

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Serious assault rate, Denver, 2024

  1. Civic Center: 17.52 per 1,000 residents (31 incidents total)
  2. DIA: 14.62 (18)
  3. Sun Valley: 5.56 (8)
  4. Union Station: 5.53 (28)
  5. City Park West: 5.24 (24)
  6. CBD: 5.19 (21)
  7. Lincoln Park: 4.47 (27)
  8. Five Points: 4.27 (63)
  9. North Capitol Hill: 3.55 (21)
  10. Globeville: 3.38 (12)
  11. Overland: 3.09 (10)
  12. Elyria-Swansea: 2.7 (18)
  13. Valverde: 2.67 (10)
  14. East Colfax: 2.49 (28)
  15. Jefferson Park: 2.48 (7)
  16. Central Park: 2.38 (42)
  17. Capitol Hill: 2.36 (37)
  18. Baker: 2.24 (13)
  19. West Colfax: 2.19 (20)
  20. Barnum: 2.12 (14)
  21. Villa Park: 1.75 (16)
  22. Goldsmith: 1.71 (9)
  23. Westwood: 1.63 (27)
  24. Athmar Park: 1.62 (14)
  25. Washington Virginia Vale: 1.52 (21)
  26. Northeast Park Hill: 1.43 (13)
  27. Bear Valley: 1.41 (13)
  28. College View / South Platte: 1.4 (10)
  29. Ruby Hill: 1.39 (15)
  30. Montbello: 1.28 (44)
  31. Skyland: 1.27 (4)
  32. City Park: 1.25 (4)
  33. Windsor: 1.24 (17)
  34. Harvey Park South: 1.24 (11)
  35. Auraria: 1.21 (1)
  36. Clayton: 1.18 (5)
  37. University Hills: 1.18 (7)
  38. Mar Lee: 1.1 (15)
  39. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 1.09 (38)
  40. Cole: 1.09 (5)
  41. Hampden: 1.06 (20)
  42. Hale: 1.03 (7)
  43. Barnum West: 1.02 (6)
  44. Whittier: 1.0 (6)
  45. : 1 (1)
  46. Harvey Park: 0.94 (12)
  47. Sloan Lake: 0.9 (7)
  48. Lowry Field: 0.85 (7)
  49. Hampden South: 0.81 (12)
  50. Highland: 0.78 (7)
  51. Virginia Village: 0.78 (11)
  52. Speer: 0.77 (9)
  53. West Highland: 0.76 (7)
  54. Chaffee Park: 0.74 (3)
  55. Sunnyside: 0.71 (7)
  56. Kennedy: 0.65 (3)
  57. Cherry Creek: 0.64 (4)
  58. Cheesman Park: 0.59 (5)
  59. University Park: 0.53 (4)
  60. Regis: 0.47 (2)
  61. Congress Park: 0.44 (5)
  62. South Park Hill: 0.44 (4)
  63. University: 0.43 (4)
  64. Montclair: 0.34 (2)
  65. Wellshire: 0.3 (1)
  66. North Park Hill: 0.28 (3)
  67. Indian Creek: 0.28 (1)
  68. Marston: 0.27 (3)
  69. Fort Logan: 0.23 (2)
  70. Hilltop: 0.22 (2)
  71. Southmoor Park: 0.21 (1)
  72. Platt Park: 0.17 (1)
  73. Washington Park: 0.14 (1)

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Serious assault count, Denver, 2024

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

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Recent Denver serious assaults

April 17

  • Serious assault, at 12:38 PM, at 276 N Broadway St in Speer.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 9:30 AM, at 8555 E Fairmount Dr in Windsor.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 1:00 AM, at 14395 E 47th Dr in Montbello.
  • Serious assault, at 12:30 AM, at the 3100 block of W 14th Ave in West Colfax.

April 16

  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 11:00 PM, at 1051 14th St in CBD.
  • Serious assault, at 10:04 PM, at the 1400 block of N Krameria St in Montclair.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 6:48 PM, at 7780 E 23rd Ave in Central Park.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 5:20 PM, at 32 N Zenobia St in Barnum West.
  • Serious assault, at 2:24 AM, at the 400 block of E 14th Ave in Capitol Hill.

April 15

  • Serious assault, at 8:08 PM, at 5725 E 39th Ave in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 8:00 PM in Villa Park.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 9:40 AM, at 1800 Wazee St in Union Station.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 8:00 AM, at 7780 E 23rd Ave in Central Park.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 3:31 AM, at 550 Park Avenue west in Five Points.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 2:56 AM in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.

April 14

  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 11:01 PM, at 1350 N Xenia St in East Colfax.
  • Serious assault, at 9:32 PM, at 1599 E 8th Ave in Cheesman Park.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 8:27 PM, at 1700 N Sheridan Blvd in Sloan Lake.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 7:34 PM, at 323 S Broadway St in Baker.
  • Serious assault, at 11:10 AM, at the 1300 block of N Pennsylvania St in Capitol Hill.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 10:12 AM, at E Colfax Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 9:00 AM in Baker.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 8:35 AM in Globeville.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 8:00 AM in Five Points.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 5:43 AM in Villa Park.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:59 AM, at the 00 block of E 12th Ave in Capitol Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 2:13 AM, at E 11th Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Serious assault, at 1:38 AM, at the 1100 block of N Lincoln St in Capitol Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 1:30 AM, at 723 E 6th Ave in Speer.
  • Serious assault, at 1:04 AM, at 750 S Federal Blvd in Athmar Park.
  • Serious assault - domestic violence, at 12:50 AM in Ruby Hill.

April 13

  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 10:59 PM, at 3780 N Peoria St in Central Park.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 9:54 PM, at 14151 E Elk Pl in Montbello.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 9:19 PM, at 3563 S Monaco St in Hampden South.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 7:46 PM, at I-70 east-bound and N Northfield Quebec St in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 2:50 PM, at 1295 N York St in Cheesman Park.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 2:31 PM, at 5520 E thrill Pl in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 10:05 AM, at 8101 E Lowry Blvd in Lowry Field.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 2:54 AM, at 12899 E 51St Ave in Montbello.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied vehicle, at 1:30 AM, at I-70 east-bound and I-25 north-bound in Globeville.
  • Serious assault, at 12:20 AM, at W Colfax Ave and N Zenobia St in West Colfax.

April 12

  • Serious assault, at 11:58 PM, at 1550 S Federal Blvd in Ruby Hill.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 10:31 PM, at the 1300 block of W Cedar Ave in Valverde.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 10:00 PM, at 2635 N Federal Blvd in Sloan Lake.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 9:45 PM, at 5110 N Depew Ct in Regis.
  • Serious assault, at 9:00 PM, at 7300 E 26th Ave in Central Park.
  • Serious assault, at 7:02 PM, at 9655 E 5th Ave in Lowry Field.
  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, at 12:02 PM, at the 1400 block of N Pearl St in Capitol Hill.
  • Serious assault, at 9:30 AM, at 2855 S Lamar St in Bear Valley.
  • Assault causing serious injury in which a gun was fired, at 9:05 AM, at 4391 N Federal Blvd in Berkeley.

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