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

Recent crime ranking changes in University

There were 6 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 University.

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

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
University vs. Denver

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

University crimes

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New University crimes reported since the last site update

    Saturday May 27

  • Theft of items from a vehicle, 2:00 PM, at 2980 S Gaylord St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Theft of items from a vehicle, 10:35 PM, at 1914 S Williams St.
  • Wednesday May 31

  • Theft of construction equipment, 7:00 PM, at 2329 S High St.
  • Wednesday May 31

  • Motor vehicle theft, 8:00 PM, at 1824 S Williams St.

University in the news

Man killed in shooting on High Street in Denver
Published April 7
Coban Porter overserved before alleged DUI crash, lawsuits claim
Published January 22
Coban Porter, brother of Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide
Published October 19, 2023

The past 30 days in University crime

  • There were 3 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's even with the 3 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 2.1 per month in University.
  • Domestic violence: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.6.
  • Sex assault: 1 incident the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.5.
  • Robbery: 1 incident the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.7.
  • Burglary: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.8.
  • Property crimes: 19 incidents the past 30 days, 16 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 21.6.
  • Car thefts: 7 incidents the past 30 days, 6 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 6.2.
  • Bike thefts: 1 incident the past 30 days, 2 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.5.

Compare University to its neighbors

See how University's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Wellshire, Washington Park, Platt Park, University Park, Rosedale).

University addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. No address given: 7
  2. 1901 E Buchtel Blvd: 4
  3. 2865 S University Blvd: 3
  4. 2001 S University Blvd: 2
  5. 1861 S University Blvd: 2

Latest notable crimes in University

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

University crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in University happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in University happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in University happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in University happen?

Latest homicides in University

Good news: University has had no reported homicides in the last 12 months.

Latest serious assaults in University

Latest robberies in University

Latest burglaries in University

  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Sunday April 7, 3:26 AM, at 2001 S University Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday March 20, 1:41 AM, at 1235 E Evans Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday March 12, 2:29 AM, at 2323 E Evans Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Wednesday Jan. 17, 2:00 AM, at 1989 S High St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday Jan. 16, 11:30 PM, at 1947 S High St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Sunday Jan. 7, 11:55 PM, at 1905 S York St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Sunday Dec. 31, 3:00 PM, at 2610 S York St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday Dec. 7, 2:24 AM, at 2125 E Buchtel Blvd.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Friday Dec. 1, 8:00 AM, at 1995 S Lafayette St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Wednesday Nov. 15, 1:40 PM, at 2125 S Lafayette St.

New: The prostitution crime report.

Crime in University, by day of the week

University property crimes, by day

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

University violent crimes, by day

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

Monthly crimes in University

Monthly violent crime in University

Monthly property crime in University

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

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

  • 58th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 61st last year. 1.06 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 0.85 up until this point last year)
  • 66th in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 53rd in 2023. 6.49 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 10.65 in 2023)
  • 35th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (even ranking with in 2023. 0.21 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.21 in 2023)
  • 58th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (down from 39th in 2023. 0.32 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.53 in 2023)
  • 33rd in population-adjusted robberies (up from 41st in 2023. 0.43 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.32 in 2023)
  • 70th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 54th in 2023. 0.64 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.38 in 2023)
  • 62nd in population-adjusted car thefts (even ranking with in 2023. 2.02 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.45 in 2023)
  • 21st in population-adjusted bike thefts (even ranking with in 2023. 0.43 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.53 in 2023)
  • 71st in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 67th in 2023. 0.0 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.11 in 2023)

Compare University crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing University violent crime rates

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

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 68th 66 27 62 71
2022 65th 59 49 48 72

A table comparing University property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 57th 62 26 65
2022 57th 62 29 47

A table comparing University burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 56 57 65 50
2022 57 55 58 60

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

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

New: Compare crime at DIA parking lots.

Denver crime maps

Denver crime trends map

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

Denver crime trends map

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.

Denver’s recent crime map

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