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

Recent crime ranking changes in Highland

There were 10 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 Highland.

New: The Highland monthly crime report recap for August 2023.

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Highland vs. Denver

See how the proportion of crimes in Highland compares with the city.

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New: The North High School crime report.

New Highland crimes reported since the last site update

    Saturday Jan. 21

  • Rape, 2:00 PM, no address given.
  • Tuesday May 23

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 9:40 AM, at 2926 N Zuni St.
  • Wednesday May 24

  • Public fighting, 8:30 AM, at 2960 N Speer Blvd.
  • Thursday May 25

  • Threatening to imminently injure with a weapon, 11:54 AM, at W 29th Ave and N Zuni St.
  • Thursday May 25

  • Motor vehicle theft, 5:00 PM, at 3001 N Umatilla St.

Highland in the news

Man accused of fatal RTD bus stabbing was released on parole despite public safety concerns, records show
Published January 2
Fatal RTD bus stabbing was "without provocation or warning," Denver police say
Published September 25, 2023
Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing on RTD bus
Published September 14, 2023

The past 30 days in Highland crime

  • There were 6 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 3 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 3.8 per month in Highland.
  • Domestic violence: 1 incident the past 30 days, 3 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.8.
  • Sex assault: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.4.
  • Robbery: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.2.
  • Burglary: 9 incidents the past 30 days, 9 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 5.0.
  • Property crimes: 44 incidents the past 30 days, 54 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 39.3.
  • Car thefts: 11 incidents the past 30 days, 15 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 9.0.
  • Bike thefts: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.0.

Compare Highland to its neighbors

See how Highland's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Union Station, Jefferson Park, West Highland, Five Points, Sunnyside, Globeville).

Highland addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 2960 N Speer Blvd: 17
  2. No address given: 10
  3. 2298 W 28th Ave: 7
  4. 2728 N Zuni St: 5
  5. 2500 W 38th Ave: 4

Latest notable crimes in Highland

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

Highland crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Highland happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Highland happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Highland happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Highland happen?

Latest homicides in Highland

Latest serious assaults in Highland

Latest robberies in Highland

Latest burglaries in Highland

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Monday April 15, 8:00 PM, at 3326 N Tejon St.
  • Burglary - other, Wednesday April 10, 9:30 PM, at 3510 N Lipan St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 9, 3:18 AM, at 1406 W 38th Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Saturday April 6, 4:00 PM, at 3120 N Clay St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Tuesday April 2, 12:41 PM, at 1745 W 35th Ave.
  • Burglary of a business without forced entry, Saturday March 30, 8:38 AM, at 1550 Platte St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Saturday March 30, 12:43 AM, at 1410 W 38th Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Saturday March 30, 12:38 AM, at 3759 N Lipan St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Saturday March 16, 8:00 PM, at 3348 N Shoshone St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday March 4, 3:35 AM, at 3625 N Bryant St.

New: Crime reports for Denver schools.

Crime in Highland, by day of the week

Highland property crimes, by day

The day of the week reported property crimes in Highland happen.

Highland violent crimes, by day

The day of the week reported violent crimes in Highland happen.

Monthly crimes in Highland

Monthly violent crime in Highland

Monthly property crime in Highland

So far this year, Highland ranks in reported crime rates:

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

  • 36th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (down from 30th last year. 1.67 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 1.89 up until this point last year)
  • 22nd in population-adjusted property crimes (even ranking with in 2023. 15.13 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 21.13 in 2023)
  • 19th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 9th in 2023. 0.33 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.78 in 2023)
  • 45th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 52nd in 2023. 0.67 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.33 in 2023)
  • 23rd in population-adjusted robberies (up from 65th in 2023. 0.56 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.11 in 2023)
  • 19th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 18th in 2023. 2.45 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.34 in 2023)
  • 28th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 34th in 2023. 3.78 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 5.01 in 2023)
  • 15th in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 14th in 2023. 0.56 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.78 in 2023)
  • 50th in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 39th in 2023. 0.44 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.78 in 2023)

Compare Highland crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing Highland violent crime rates

Shown here are the population-adjusted crime rates for Highland.

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 43rd 36 21 47 45
2022 35th 64 47 35 34

A table comparing Highland property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 25th 34 15 26
2022 19th 23 11 56

A table comparing Highland burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 26 44 55 20
2022 15 17 12 16

See the full year-by-year rankings for Highland.

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

Featured: Each neighborhood now has a list of its high-crime addresses.

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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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