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The Denver homicide report

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

Note: This list of reported homicides from the Denver Police Department may be incomplete*.

Denver homicides are up in the past 30 days (5) compared with the 30 days before that (3), and down since the start of this year when compared to the same time period last year.

  • Denver has had 30 homicides reported so far this year, an average of 4.8 per month / 0.2 per day.
  • In 2023, Denver averaged 6.0 per month, and the year before that (2022) Denver averaged 6.4 per month.
  • The most homicides any neighborhood in Denver has had in 2024 is East Colfax, with 3.
  • The average number of homicides per neighborhood this year is 0.38.

Denver’s homicide rate

In 2024, Denver's homicide rate’s 0.1 crimes per 1,000 residents. See the crime rate for the rest of Denver's crimes.

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Denver neighborhood map, homicides per 1,000 residents, 2024

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

 

Denver homicide statistics

Monthly reported homicides in Denver

Homicide crimes, by time of day

What time reported homicides happen in Denver.

Homicide crimes, by weekday

The day of the week reported homicides happen.

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Recent crime ranking changes in homicide

There were 3 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.

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Homicide rate, Denver, 2024

  1. City Park West: 0.44 per 1,000 residents (2 incidents total)
  2. Jefferson Park: 0.35 per 1,000 residents (1 incident total)
  3. Indian Creek: 0.28 (1)
  4. East Colfax: 0.27 (3)
  5. Valverde: 0.27 (1)
  6. Cole: 0.22 (1)
  7. Goldsmith: 0.19 (1)
  8. Lincoln Park: 0.17 (1)
  9. Whittier: 0.17 (1)
  10. Barnum West: 0.17 (1)
  11. Elyria-Swansea: 0.15 (1)
  12. Hale: 0.15 (1)
  13. College View / South Platte: 0.14 (1)
  14. Sloan Lake: 0.13 (1)
  15. Speer: 0.09 (1)
  16. Marston: 0.09 (1)
  17. Ruby Hill: 0.09 (1)
  18. Harvey Park: 0.08 (1)
  19. Windsor: 0.07 (1)
  20. Five Points: 0.07 (1)
  21. Mar Lee: 0.07 (1)
  22. Central Park: 0.06 (1)
  23. Capitol Hill: 0.06 (1)
  24. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 0.03 (1)
  25. Montbello: 0.03 (1)

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Homicide count, Denver, 2024

  1. East Colfax: 3 incidents
  2. City Park West: 2
  3. Lincoln Park: 1
  4. Sloan Lake: 1
  5. Speer: 1
  6. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 1
  7. Windsor: 1
  8. Central Park: 1
  9. Five Points: 1
  10. Capitol Hill: 1
  11. Montbello: 1
  12. Whittier: 1
  13. Marston: 1
  14. Barnum West: 1
  15. Goldsmith: 1
  16. Harvey Park: 1
  17. Elyria-Swansea: 1
  18. College View / South Platte: 1
  19. Jefferson Park: 1
  20. Ruby Hill: 1
  21. Cole: 1
  22. Mar Lee: 1
  23. Hale: 1
  24. Valverde: 1
  25. Indian Creek: 1

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Recent Denver homicides

  • Homicide by other means, Monday Jul 1, 7:59 PM, at the 4600 block of E 48th Ave in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Jun 29, 4:30 PM, at 848 S Dexter St in Washington Virginia Vale.
  • Homicide of a police officer w/gun, Sunday Jun 16, 11:57 AM, at N Broadway St and Lawrence St in Five Points.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Jun 8, 6:26 PM, at 502 N Sheridan Blvd in Barnum West.
  • Homicide by other means, Wednesday Jun 5, 10:58 PM, at W Byron Pl and N Yates St in Sloan Lake.
  • Homicide by other means, Sunday May 12, 5:08 AM, at the 8800 block of E Colfax Ave in East Colfax.
  • Homicide by other means, Tuesday May 7, 7:00 PM, at W 10th Ave and N Osage St in Lincoln Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday May 4, 6:13 PM, at the 4800 block of E Hale Pkwy in Hale.
  • Homicide by a family member, Wednesday May 1, 8:55 PM, at 3924 N Malta St in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Apr 12, 10:31 PM, at 3827 N Lafayette St in Cole.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Apr 6, 6:40 PM, at the 2100 block of N High St in City Park West.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Apr 1, 12:00 PM, at 4785 N Vine St in Elyria-Swansea.
  • Homicide by other means, Sunday Mar 31, 8:54 PM, at the 1500 block of N Downing St in City Park West.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Mar 30, 6:52 PM, at the 2900 block of N Gilpin St in Whittier.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Mar 29, 6:30 AM, at 1640 S Federal Blvd in Ruby Hill.
  • Homicide by other means, Wednesday Mar 27, 8:04 PM, at the 1500 block of N Spruce St in East Colfax.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Mar 16, 9:22 PM, at 4040 N Quebec St in Central Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Mar 11, 2:40 AM, at the 1800 block of S Quebec Way in Indian Creek.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Mar 9, 10:19 PM, at 4780 E Evans Ave in Goldsmith.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Mar 2, 7:32 PM, at the 2700 block of W Iliff Ave in College View / South Platte.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Mar 1, 11:19 PM, at the 4900 block of N Ursula St in Montbello.
  • Homicide of a police officer w/gun, Friday Mar 1, 9:13 PM, at 450 N Federal Blvd in Valverde.
  • Homicide by other means, Sunday Feb 25, 1:33 PM, at 8555 W Belleview Ave in Marston.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Feb 23, 3:20 PM, at the 400 block of S Quebec St in Windsor.
  • Homicide by other means, Wednesday Feb 14, 3:04 PM, at the 700 block of Water St in Jefferson Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Feb 2, 12:29 AM, at 1460 N Xenia St in East Colfax.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Jan 27, 6:41 PM, at W Mississippi Ave and S Federal Blvd in Mar Lee.
  • Homicide by other means, Tuesday Jan 23, 8:51 PM, at the 100 block of E 7th Ave in Speer.
  • Homicide by other means, Tuesday Jan 2, 12:50 PM, at 1290 N Washington St in Capitol Hill.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Jan 1, 1:31 AM, at 2596 S Zenobia St in Harvey Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Dec 30, 1:28 AM, at 4888 W Colfax Ave in West Colfax.
  • Homicide by other means, Sunday Dec 10, 11:54 PM, at the 100 block of N Federal Blvd in Valverde.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Nov 30, 6:45 PM, at 6825 E Iliff Ave in Goldsmith.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Nov 30, 6:22 PM, at the 800 block of N Gaylord St in Cheesman Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Nov 27, 8:46 PM, at 2930 W Cornell Ave in College View / South Platte.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Nov 23, 10:42 AM, at Park Avenue west and Lawrence St in Five Points.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Nov 20, 3:48 PM, at 2101 15th St in Union Station.
  • Homicide by other means, Friday Nov 17, 4:53 PM, at Blake St and Park Avenue west in Five Points.
  • Homicide by other means, Monday Nov 13, 9:25 PM, at 7100 E Mississippi Ave in Washington Virginia Vale.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Nov 4, 3:11 PM, at 2180 Stout St in Five Points.
  • Homicide by other means, Wednesday Oct 18, 2:45 AM, at 3227 S Parker Rd in Kennedy.
  • Homicide by other means, Wednesday Oct 18, 1:00 AM, at the 2300 block of Arapahoe St in Five Points.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Oct 14, 1:37 AM, at 12445 E 39th Ave in Central Park.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Oct 12, 3:18 PM, at E 5th Ave and N Dallas St in Lowry Field.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Oct 7, 10:24 PM, at 3629 N Franklin St in Cole.
  • Homicide by other means, Tuesday Sep 26, 6:28 AM, at the 1600 block of S Julian Way in Mar Lee.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Sep 21, 1:07 AM, at the 1600 block of N Marion St in City Park West.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Sep 14, 9:53 AM, at W Regis Blvd and N Federal Blvd in Regis.
  • Homicide by other means, Thursday Sep 14, 2:00 AM, at the 3200 block of N Federal Blvd in Highland.
  • Homicide by other means, Saturday Sep 9, 12:36 AM, at S Platte River Dr and W Florida Ave in Overland.

* The Denver Homicide Report traked homicides through 2022.

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