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The Denver drug and alcohol crime report

Drug and alcohol crime crime stats, charts, data, rankings, maps and news for the City of Denver and its neighborhoods. Last updated Thursday June 20th.

Denver drug and alcohol crimes are down in the past 30 days (399) compared with the 30 days before that (420), and up since the start of this year when compared to the same time period last year.

  • Denver has had 2142 drug and alcohol crimes reported so far this year, an average of 380.8 per month / 12.5 per day.
  • In 2023, Denver averaged 346.0 per month, and the year before that (2022) Denver averaged 271.5 per month.
  • The most drug and alcohol crimes any neighborhood in Denver has had in 2024 is Five Points, with 281.
  • The average number of drug and alcohol crimes per neighborhood this year is 27.46.

Denver’s drug and alcohol crime rate

In 2024, Denver's drug and alcohol crime rate’s 6.1 crimes per 1,000 residents. See the crime rate for the rest of Denver's crimes.

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Denver neighborhood map, drug and alcohol crimes, 2024

Reported drug and alcohol crimes. Hover over or tap a neighborhood for details.

 

Denver drug and alcohol crime statistics

Monthly reported drug and alcohol crimes in Denver

Drug and alcohol crime crimes, by time of day

What time reported drug and alcohol crimes happen in Denver.

Drug and alcohol crime crimes, by weekday

The day of the week reported drug and alcohol crimes happen.

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Drug and alcohol crime rate, Denver, 2024

  1. Civic Center: 119.28 per 1,000 residents (211 incidents total)
  2. CBD: 27.17 (110)
  3. Auraria: 23.03 (19)
  4. Five Points: 19.03 (281)
  5. Sun Valley: 18.08 (26)
  6. Capitol Hill: 17.58 (276)
  7. North Capitol Hill: 15.87 (94)
  8. Baker: 10.52 (61)
  9. : 10 (10)
  10. Union Station: 9.88 (50)
  11. East Colfax: 7.2 (81)
  12. City Park West: 6.98 (32)
  13. Globeville: 6.2 (22)
  14. West Colfax: 5.15 (47)
  15. Elyria-Swansea: 4.94 (33)
  16. Clayton: 4.94 (21)
  17. DIA: 4.87 (6)
  18. University Hills: 4.39 (26)
  19. Valverde: 4.27 (16)
  20. Barnum: 4.25 (28)
  21. Lincoln Park: 3.81 (23)
  22. Central Park: 3.4 (60)
  23. College View / South Platte: 3.23 (23)
  24. Villa Park: 3.17 (29)
  25. Cheesman Park: 2.93 (25)
  26. Athmar Park: 2.66 (23)
  27. Kennedy: 2.39 (11)
  28. Chaffee Park: 2.22 (9)
  29. Harvey Park South: 2.15 (19)
  30. Ruby Hill: 1.94 (21)
  31. Hampden South: 1.89 (28)
  32. Washington Park West: 1.65 (12)
  33. Westwood: 1.63 (27)
  34. City Park: 1.56 (5)
  35. Overland: 1.54 (5)
  36. Goldsmith: 1.52 (8)
  37. Cory-Merrill: 1.48 (7)
  38. Northeast Park Hill: 1.43 (13)
  39. Mar Lee: 1.39 (19)
  40. Speer: 1.36 (16)
  41. Skyland: 1.27 (4)
  42. Sunnyside: 1.12 (11)
  43. Jefferson Park: 1.06 (3)
  44. Montclair: 1.02 (6)
  45. Washington Virginia Vale: 1.01 (14)
  46. Virginia Village: 0.99 (14)
  47. Harvey Park: 0.94 (12)
  48. University Park: 0.79 (6)
  49. Congress Park: 0.71 (8)
  50. Berkeley: 0.7 (6)
  51. South Park Hill: 0.66 (6)
  52. Cole: 0.65 (3)
  53. Belcaro: 0.63 (3)
  54. Hale: 0.59 (4)
  55. Hampden: 0.58 (11)
  56. Indian Creek: 0.57 (2)
  57. Highland: 0.56 (5)
  58. Montbello: 0.52 (18)
  59. Platt Park: 0.52 (3)
  60. Lowry Field: 0.49 (4)
  61. Regis: 0.47 (2)
  62. Barnum West: 0.34 (2)
  63. Hilltop: 0.33 (3)
  64. Windsor: 0.29 (4)
  65. North Park Hill: 0.28 (3)
  66. Sloan Lake: 0.26 (2)
  67. Southmoor Park: 0.21 (1)
  68. Whittier: 0.17 (1)
  69. Cherry Creek: 0.16 (1)
  70. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 0.14 (5)
  71. University: 0.11 (1)
  72. Bear Valley: 0.11 (1)

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Drug and alcohol crime count, Denver, 2024

  1. Five Points: 281 incidents
  2. Capitol Hill: 276
  3. Civic Center: 211
  4. CBD: 110
  5. North Capitol Hill: 94
  6. East Colfax: 81
  7. Baker: 61
  8. Central Park: 60
  9. Union Station: 50
  10. West Colfax: 47
  11. Elyria-Swansea: 33
  12. City Park West: 32
  13. Villa Park: 29
  14. Barnum: 28
  15. Hampden South: 28
  16. Westwood: 27
  17. University Hills: 26
  18. Sun Valley: 26
  19. Cheesman Park: 25
  20. Lincoln Park: 23
  21. Athmar Park: 23
  22. College View / South Platte: 23
  23. Globeville: 22
  24. Ruby Hill: 21
  25. Clayton: 21
  26. Mar Lee: 19
  27. Harvey Park South: 19
  28. Auraria: 19
  29. Montbello: 18
  30. Speer: 16
  31. Valverde: 16
  32. Washington Virginia Vale: 14
  33. Virginia Village: 14
  34. Northeast Park Hill: 13
  35. Washington Park West: 12
  36. Harvey Park: 12
  37. Hampden: 11
  38. Kennedy: 11
  39. Sunnyside: 11
  40. : 10
  41. Chaffee Park: 9
  42. Congress Park: 8
  43. Goldsmith: 8
  44. Cory-Merrill: 7
  45. DIA: 6
  46. South Park Hill: 6
  47. Berkeley: 6
  48. Montclair: 6
  49. University Park: 6
  50. Highland: 5
  51. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 5
  52. Overland: 5
  53. City Park: 5
  54. Lowry Field: 4
  55. Windsor: 4
  56. Hale: 4
  57. Skyland: 4
  58. Platt Park: 3
  59. Cole: 3
  60. Belcaro: 3
  61. Hilltop: 3
  62. North Park Hill: 3
  63. Jefferson Park: 3
  64. Sloan Lake: 2
  65. Regis: 2
  66. Indian Creek: 2
  67. Barnum West: 2
  68. University: 1
  69. Southmoor Park: 1
  70. Cherry Creek: 1
  71. Bear Valley: 1
  72. Whittier: 1

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Recent Denver drug and alcohol crimes

June 17

  • Possession of methampetamine, at 7:04 PM, at the 500 block of S Quitman St in Westwood.
  • Selling methampetamine, at 5:22 PM, at the 3300 block of W Alameda Ave in Westwood.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 11:40 AM, at E Colfax Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 9:21 AM, at the 2000 block of Lawrence St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 9:20 AM, at the 1400 block of N Pearl St and N Washington St in Capitol Hill.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 9:20 AM, at the 1400 block of N Pearl St and N Washington St in Capitol Hill.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 9:00 AM, at E 16th Ave and N Pearl St in North Capitol Hill.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 5:27 AM, at 22nd St and Arapahoe St in Five Points.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 5:27 AM, at 22nd St and Arapahoe St in Five Points.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 4:04 AM, at 8300 Pena Blvd in DIA.
  • Possession of a synthetic narcotic drug, at 1:17 AM, at 2396 S Federal Blvd in College View / South Platte.

June 16

  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 11:57 PM, at 5225 N Vasquez Blvd in Elyria-Swansea.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 11:57 PM, at 5225 N Vasquez Blvd in Elyria-Swansea.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 6:46 PM, at 10098 E Alameda Ave in Windsor.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 4:02 PM, at 1300 W Colfax Ave in Lincoln Park.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 7:45 AM, at 8600 E Colfax Ave in East Colfax.

June 15

  • Selling cocaine, at 10:40 PM, at 1082 N Broadway St in Capitol Hill.
  • Possession of cocaine, at 10:40 PM, at 1082 N Broadway St in Capitol Hill.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 9:15 PM, at E Colfax Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 5:13 PM, at W 27th Ave and N Zuni St in Jefferson Park.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 5:00 PM, at 4300 E Colorado Center Dr in University Hills.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:07 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:05 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 1:56 PM, at the 1900 block of N Federal Blvd in Jefferson Park.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 9:01 AM, at 2301 Welton St in Five Points.

June 14

  • Illegal sale of liquor, at 10:31 PM, at 3400 N York St in Clayton.
  • Illegal sale of liquor, at 9:34 PM, at 3333 N Quebec St in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Illegal sale of liquor, at 7:48 PM, at 4611 N Peoria St in Montbello.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 5:39 PM, at E Colfax Ave and N Broadway St in Civic Center.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:50 PM, at Park Avenue west and Lawrence St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:20 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:20 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 4:20 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 3:42 PM, at the 1300 block of N Decatur St in Sun Valley.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 1:11 PM, at the 1600 block of S Quivas St in Ruby Hill.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 11:44 AM, at the 1300 block of W 46th Ave in Sunnyside.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 5:40 AM, at 8400 Pena Blvd in DIA.

June 13

  • Possession of methampetamine, at 11:58 PM, at the 500 block of E 46th Ave in Globeville.
  • Possession of a synthetic narcotic drug, at 10:58 PM, at 2280 S Albion St in University Hills.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 9:00 PM, at 6470 E Hampden Ave in Hampden South.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 7:16 PM, at 490 W Colfax Ave in Civic Center.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 5:59 PM, at W 12th Ave and N Knox Ct in Villa Park.
  • Selling methampetamine, at 5:59 PM, at W 12th Ave and N Knox Ct in Villa Park.
  • Selling opium or an opium derivative, at 5:35 PM, at E Colfax Ave and N Uinta St in East Colfax.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:48 PM, at the 2300 block of Curtis St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:38 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 4:38 PM, at the 1100 block of 22nd St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:29 PM, at the 2200 block of N Broadway St in Five Points.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia, at 4:20 PM, at the 2200 block of Lawrence St in Five Points.
  • Other dangerous drugs - pcs, at 4:20 PM, at the 2200 block of Lawrence St in Five Points.

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