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The Denver weapon crime report

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

Denver weapon crimes are up in the past 30 days (284) compared with the 30 days before that (252), and up since the start of this year when compared to the same time period last year.

  • Denver has had 1440 weapon crimes reported so far this year, an average of 228.0 per month / 7.5 per day.
  • In 2023, Denver averaged 227.6 per month, and the year before that (2022) Denver averaged 246.6 per month.
  • The most weapon crimes any neighborhood in Denver has had in 2024 is Montbello, with 125.
  • The average number of weapon crimes per neighborhood this year is 18.46.

Denver’s weapon crime rate

In 2024, Denver's weapon crime rate’s 3.6 crimes per 1,000 residents. See the crime rate for the rest of Denver's crimes.

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Denver neighborhood map, weapon crimes, 2024

Reported weapon crimes. Hover over or tap a neighborhood for details.

 

Denver weapon crime statistics

Monthly reported weapon crimes in Denver

Weapon crime crimes, by time of day

What time reported weapon crimes happen in Denver.

Weapon crime crimes, by weekday

The day of the week reported weapon crimes happen.

Brand new: Read the June 2024 Denver-city crime report.

Recent crime ranking changes in weapon crime

There were 5 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 weapon crimes.

Weapon crime rate, Denver, 2024

  1. Auraria: 20.61 per 1,000 residents (17 incidents total)
  2. Civic Center: 15.26 per 1,000 residents (27 incidents total)
  3. Sun Valley: 10.43 (15)
  4. East Colfax: 8.97 (101)
  5. DIA: 8.12 (10)
  6. Barnum: 7.89 (52)
  7. Westwood: 7.24 (120)
  8. Barnum West: 7.0 (41)
  9. Union Station: 6.52 (33)
  10. Clayton: 6.35 (27)
  11. Villa Park: 6.24 (57)
  12. Globeville: 6.2 (22)
  13. West Colfax: 4.93 (45)
  14. Whittier: 4.84 (29)
  15. Five Points: 4.81 (71)
  16. Skyland: 4.45 (14)
  17. Northeast Park Hill: 4.18 (38)
  18. Elyria-Swansea: 4.04 (27)
  19. CBD: 3.95 (16)
  20. Cole: 3.7 (17)
  21. Montbello: 3.62 (125)
  22. Athmar Park: 3.46 (30)
  23. Mar Lee: 3.15 (43)
  24. Lincoln Park: 2.98 (18)
  25. Jefferson Park: 2.83 (8)
  26. Valverde: 2.67 (10)
  27. City Park West: 2.62 (12)
  28. Lowry Field: 2.44 (20)
  29. Capitol Hill: 2.17 (34)
  30. Sunnyside: 2.03 (20)
  31. Baker: 1.9 (11)
  32. Harvey Park: 1.89 (24)
  33. North Capitol Hill: 1.69 (10)
  34. College View / South Platte: 1.68 (12)
  35. Sloan Lake: 1.54 (12)
  36. Central Park: 1.53 (27)
  37. Kennedy: 1.52 (7)
  38. Ruby Hill: 1.48 (16)
  39. Washington Virginia Vale: 1.37 (19)
  40. Montclair: 1.35 (8)
  41. Highland: 1.22 (11)
  42. University Hills: 1.01 (6)
  43. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 1.0 (35)
  44. Regis: 0.95 (4)
  45. Windsor: 0.88 (12)
  46. North Park Hill: 0.76 (8)
  47. Chaffee Park: 0.74 (3)
  48. Cheesman Park: 0.7 (6)
  49. Hampden: 0.69 (13)
  50. Cherry Creek: 0.64 (4)
  51. City Park: 0.63 (2)
  52. Southmoor Park: 0.62 (3)
  53. Congress Park: 0.62 (7)
  54. Hampden South: 0.61 (9)
  55. Speer: 0.6 (7)
  56. Harvey Park South: 0.57 (5)
  57. Goldsmith: 0.57 (3)
  58. South Park Hill: 0.55 (5)
  59. Berkeley: 0.47 (4)
  60. Rosedale: 0.41 (1)
  61. University Park: 0.4 (3)
  62. Virginia Village: 0.35 (5)
  63. Fort Logan: 0.34 (3)
  64. West Highland: 0.33 (3)
  65. Hilltop: 0.33 (3)
  66. Bear Valley: 0.32 (3)
  67. University: 0.32 (3)
  68. Overland: 0.31 (1)
  69. Washington Park West: 0.28 (2)
  70. Marston: 0.27 (3)
  71. Cory-Merrill: 0.21 (1)
  72. Belcaro: 0.21 (1)
  73. Platt Park: 0.17 (1)
  74. Hale: 0.15 (1)
  75. Washington Park: 0.14 (1)

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Weapon crime count, Denver, 2024

  1. Montbello: 125 incidents
  2. Westwood: 120
  3. East Colfax: 101
  4. Five Points: 71
  5. Villa Park: 57
  6. Barnum: 52
  7. West Colfax: 45
  8. Mar Lee: 43
  9. Barnum West: 41
  10. Northeast Park Hill: 38
  11. Gateway / Green Valley Ranch: 35
  12. Capitol Hill: 34
  13. Union Station: 33
  14. Athmar Park: 30
  15. Whittier: 29
  16. Central Park: 27
  17. Civic Center: 27
  18. Elyria-Swansea: 27
  19. Clayton: 27
  20. Harvey Park: 24
  21. Globeville: 22
  22. Sunnyside: 20
  23. Lowry Field: 20
  24. Washington Virginia Vale: 19
  25. Lincoln Park: 18
  26. Auraria: 17
  27. Cole: 17
  28. CBD: 16
  29. Ruby Hill: 16
  30. Sun Valley: 15
  31. Skyland: 14
  32. Hampden: 13
  33. Sloan Lake: 12
  34. Windsor: 12
  35. College View / South Platte: 12
  36. City Park West: 12
  37. Highland: 11
  38. Baker: 11
  39. North Capitol Hill: 10
  40. DIA: 10
  41. Valverde: 10
  42. Hampden South: 9
  43. Jefferson Park: 8
  44. Montclair: 8
  45. North Park Hill: 8
  46. Speer: 7
  47. Congress Park: 7
  48. Kennedy: 7
  49. Cheesman Park: 6
  50. University Hills: 6
  51. Virginia Village: 5
  52. Harvey Park South: 5
  53. South Park Hill: 5
  54. Berkeley: 4
  55. Regis: 4
  56. Cherry Creek: 4
  57. Bear Valley: 3
  58. University: 3
  59. West Highland: 3
  60. Southmoor Park: 3
  61. Fort Logan: 3
  62. Marston: 3
  63. University Park: 3
  64. Goldsmith: 3
  65. Hilltop: 3
  66. Chaffee Park: 3
  67. City Park: 2
  68. Washington Park West: 2
  69. Hale: 1
  70. Cory-Merrill: 1
  71. Washington Park: 1
  72. Overland: 1
  73. Belcaro: 1
  74. : 1
  75. Platt Park: 1
  76. Rosedale: 1

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Recent Denver weapon crimes

July 8

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 3:25 AM, at the 1000 block of S Parker Rd in Windsor.

July 7

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 11:07 PM, at the 3400 block of N Fillmore St in Clayton.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 10:46 PM, at 4027 W Exposition Ave in Westwood.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 7:36 PM, at the 4200 block of N Madison St in Elyria-Swansea.
  • Carrying a prohibited weapon, at 6:41 PM, at 3759 Chestnut Pl in Five Points.
  • Possession of a weapon - powpo, at 6:41 PM, at 3759 Chestnut Pl in Five Points.
  • Flourishing of a weapon, at 9:00 AM, at 3450 Larimer St in Five Points.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 5:52 AM, at the 1800 block of E 37th Ave in Cole.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 5:46 AM, at the 3700 block of N Vine St in Cole.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 5:11 AM, at the 3700 block of W Kentucky Ave in Westwood.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 4:58 AM, at 1265 N Downing St in Capitol Hill.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 2:36 AM, at E Sports Blvd and E Fairmount Dr in Lowry Field.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, at 2:35 AM, at the 1500 block of 18th St in Union Station.
  • Weapon - other, at 2:35 AM, at the 1500 block of 18th St in Union Station.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:20 AM, at the 3000 block of W Center Ave in Westwood.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 12:37 AM, at the 5500 block of N Crown Blvd in Montbello.
  • 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

  • Flourishing of a weapon, at 7:35 PM, at S Federal Blvd and W Alameda Ave in Westwood.
  • Possession of an illegal/dangerous weapon, at 6:58 PM, at the 5100 block of N Chambers Rd in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 6:58 PM, at the 5100 block of N Chambers Rd in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 4:35 PM, at the 800 block of S Knox Ct in Westwood.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 3:24 AM, at the 5100 block of N Columbus Way in Montbello.
  • Weapon - other, at 3:24 AM, at the 5100 block of N Columbus Way in Montbello.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 2:26 AM, at the 8800 block of E 14th Ave in East Colfax.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 2:24 AM, at the 2300 block of 15th St in Highland.
  • Possession of an illegal/dangerous weapon, at 2:06 AM, at W 12th Ave and N Knox Ct in Villa Park.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, at 1:25 AM, at 18th St and Blake St in Union Station.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:20 AM, at the 2900 block of W Mississippi Ave in Athmar Park.

July 5

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 11:54 PM, at 12275 E Albrook Dr in Montbello.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 11:39 PM, at 3144 W 6th Ave in Villa Park.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, at 10:57 PM, at W 38th Ave and N Lipan St in Highland.
  • Weapon - other, at 10:57 PM, at W 38th Ave and N Lipan St in Highland.
  • Possession of a weapon - powpo, at 10:14 PM, at N Lowell Blvd and W Colfax Ave in West Colfax.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, at 8:59 PM, at 21St St and Delgany St in Five Points.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:32 PM, at W 13th Ave and N Tennyson St in West Colfax.
  • Flourishing of a weapon, at 12:40 PM, at 6090 E Smith Rd in Northeast Park Hill.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 7:20 AM, at the 12200 block of E 51St Ave in Montbello.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 4:35 AM, at the 2500 block of N Marion St in Whittier.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 2:29 AM, at the 4800 block of N Blackhawk Way in Montbello.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:58 AM, at the 400 block of N Perry St in Barnum West.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:28 AM, at 1280 W 11th Ave in Lincoln Park.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 1:07 AM, at N Duluth Ct and E Bolling Dr in Montbello.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 12:41 AM, at 4455 N Jebel St in Gateway / Green Valley Ranch.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 12:14 AM, at 3200 W Colfax Ave in West Colfax.

July 4

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 11:48 PM, at 7180 E MLK Blvd in North Park Hill.
  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, at 11:00 PM, at the 1200 block of N Syracuse St in East Colfax.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, at 10:57 PM, at E Colfax Ave and N Pontiac St in Montclair.
  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, at 10:22 PM, at 3156 W Tanforan Dr in Fort Logan.

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