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Capitol Hill, Denver, crime stats, charts, data, map and analysis. Last updated Monday April 22nd.

Recent crime ranking changes in Capitol Hill

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 is in Capitol Hill.

New: The Capitol Hill monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

See how crime in Capitol Hill is going compared to the same period of time in 2023.

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Capitol Hill vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in Capitol Hill compares with the city.

Capitol Hill crimes

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New: The Colfax Avenue crime report.

New Capitol Hill crimes reported since the last site update

    Friday Jan. 13

  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, 8:00 AM, at 805 E 7th Ave.
  • Wednesday Nov. 30

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 3:44 PM, at 833 E 14th Ave.
  • Wednesday May 10

  • Bicycle theft, 12:00 AM, at 1115 N Logan St.
  • Wednesday May 24

  • Theft from a building, 8:50 AM, at 901 N Sherman St.
  • Friday May 26

  • Theft from a building, 12:04 PM, at 1265 N Downing St.

Capitol Hill in the news

Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted first degree murder after shooting in Capitol Hill
Published April 17
Two injured in two overnight Denver shootings
Published April 14
Man killed in shooting near Colfax Avenue Sunday evening
Published April 1

The past 30 days in Capitol Hill crime

  • There were 17 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 15 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 16.1 per month in Capitol Hill.
  • Domestic violence: 1 incident the past 30 days, 6 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 4.4.
  • Sex assault: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.1.
  • Robbery: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.4.
  • Burglary: 11 incidents the past 30 days, 9 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 7.4.
  • Property crimes: 64 incidents the past 30 days, 80 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 75.6.
  • Car thefts: 15 incidents the past 30 days, 19 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 19.7.
  • Bike thefts: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 5.2.

Compare Capitol Hill to its neighbors

See how Capitol Hill's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Civic Center, Country Club, Cheesman Park, Speer, North Capitol Hill).

Capitol Hill addresses with the most reported crime

These are the top Capitol Hill addresses in Denver that have had the most crime reports this year.

  1. 1400 Block N Ogden St: 41
  2. 500 Block E Colfax Ave: 36
  3. No address given: 27
  4. E Colfax Ave / N Lincoln St: 19
  5. E Colfax Ave / N Downing St: 17

Latest notable crimes in Capitol Hill

A Capitol Hill crime map and recent crime listing for homicides, serious assaults, burglaries and robberies.

Capitol Hill crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Capitol Hill happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Capitol Hill happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Capitol Hill happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Capitol Hill happen?

Latest homicides in Capitol Hill

Latest serious assaults in Capitol Hill

Latest robberies in Capitol Hill

Latest burglaries in Capitol Hill

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Sunday April 14, 3:45 AM, at 1300 N Grant St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 9, 5:00 AM, at 211 E 7th Ave.
  • Burglary - other, Tuesday April 9, 12:05 AM, at 1005 N Pennsylvania St.
  • Burglary and auto theft at a residence without forced entry, Monday April 8, 3:13 AM, at the 1100 block of N Pennsylvania St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Saturday April 6, 10:02 PM, at 747 N Downing St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Saturday April 6, 2:30 PM, at 1035 N Sherman St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Friday March 29, 5:45 AM, at 226 E 13th Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday March 26, 5:30 PM, at 926 N Clarkson St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Sunday March 24, 12:32 AM, at 901 N Sherman St.
  • Burglary of a business without forced entry, Wednesday March 20, 5:00 PM, at 899 N Logan St.

New: Colorado state crime rate charts.

Crime in Capitol Hill, by day of the week

Capitol Hill property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in Capitol Hill happen.

Capitol Hill violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in Capitol Hill happen.

Monthly crimes in Capitol Hill

Monthly violent crime in Capitol Hill

Monthly property crime in Capitol Hill

So far this year, Capitol Hill ranks in reported crime rates:

Rankings range from 1st (worst) to 78th (best).

  • 16th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (down from 12th last year. 3.5 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 4.27 up until this point last year)
  • 21st in population-adjusted property crimes (up from 24th in 2023. 15.86 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 19.68 in 2023)
  • 13th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 7th in 2023. 0.45 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.89 in 2023)
  • 26th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 28th in 2023. 1.15 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.76 in 2023)
  • 20th in population-adjusted robberies (down from 11th in 2023. 0.64 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.89 in 2023)
  • 31st in population-adjusted burglaries (up from 33rd in 2023. 1.97 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.36 in 2023)
  • 15th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 29th in 2023. 5.09 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 5.35 in 2023)
  • 12th in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 8th in 2023. 0.76 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.15 in 2023)
  • 6th in population-adjusted drug crimes (up from 14th in 2023. 9.81 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.99 in 2023)

Compare Capitol Hill crime rate rankings in recent years

The lower the rank, the worse Capitol Hill's crime rate. There are 78 Denver neighborhoods, so the rankings are out of 78.

A table comparing Capitol Hill violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for Capitol Hill.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 16th 24 11 16 17
2022 18th 31 15 13 22

A table comparing Capitol Hill property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 24th 28 13 30
2022 20th 24 14 20

A table comparing Capitol Hill burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 23 55 51 27
2022 14 33 21 35

See the full year-by-year rankings for Capitol Hill.

More: Compare crime rate rankings across all 78 Denver neighborhoods.

Featured: Read the March 2024 Denver-city crime report.

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The crimes trends map shows the change in crime counts and rates on a monthly and yearly basis.

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The Denver-city recent crime map

The recent crimes map shows where crimes across the city were reported in the last two or so months, and shows which addresses across the city have logged the most reported crimes.

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