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West Highland, Denver, crime stats, charts, data, map and analysis. Last updated Monday May 20th.

Recent crime ranking changes in West Highland

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 is in West Highland.

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

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
West Highland vs. Denver

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

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New West Highland crimes reported since the last site update

    Sunday March 5

  • Fraud by use of computer, 5:35 AM, at 3400 W 38th Ave.
  • Saturday May 27

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 10:25 PM, at 3550 W 38th Ave.
  • Monday May 29

  • Theft of items from a vehicle, 8:00 PM, at 3550 W 38th Ave.
  • Wednesday May 31

  • Motor vehicle theft, 8:00 PM, at 2975 N Perry St.
  • Thursday June 1

  • Theft of items from a vehicle, 6:30 AM, at 3300 W 32nd Ave.

West Highland in the news

Denver pizza restaurant employee killed in hit-and-run
Published November 22, 2023
Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash on Speer in West Highland overnight
Published November 18, 2023
Reward increases for information on American Elm restaurant double murder
Published September 30, 2023

The past 30 days in West Highland crime

  • There were 1 reported incident of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's less than the 2 30 days before that and less than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 2.2 per month in West Highland.
  • Domestic violence: No incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.3.
  • Sex assault: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.1.
  • Robbery: 1 incident the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.9.
  • Burglary: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 9 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.8.
  • Property crimes: 23 incidents the past 30 days, 26 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 25.9.
  • Car thefts: 7 incidents the past 30 days, 7 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 6.4.
  • Bike thefts: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.1.

Compare West Highland to its neighbors

See how West Highland's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Berkeley, Highland, Sloan Lake).

West Highland addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 3550 W 38th Ave: 13
  2. 4380 W 38th Ave: 4
  3. 2975 N Federal Blvd: 4
  4. 2950 N Tennyson St: 4
  5. 3000 Block N Osceola St: 3

Latest notable crimes in West Highland

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

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Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in West Highland happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in West Highland happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in West Highland happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in West Highland happen?

Latest homicides in West Highland

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

Latest serious assaults in West Highland

Latest robberies in West Highland

Latest burglaries in West Highland

  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday May 13, 4:05 AM, at 3255 N Newton St.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday May 8, 3:57 AM, at 4012 W 38th Ave.
  • Burglary - other, Friday April 26, 6:50 PM, at 3315 W Hayward Pl.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Sunday April 14, 4:01 AM, at 2975 N Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 9, 3:10 AM, at 4012 W 38th Ave.
  • Burglary - other, Sunday April 7, 9:00 AM, at 3151 W 36th Ave.
  • Burglary - other, Saturday April 6, 3:00 AM, at 3056 W 37th Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Thursday March 28, 12:00 AM, at 2947 N Newton St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Thursday March 28, 12:00 AM, at 4821 W 31St Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Wednesday March 27, 10:00 PM, at 3010 N Speer Blvd.

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Crime in West Highland, by day of the week

West Highland property crimes, by day

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

West Highland violent crimes, by day

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

Monthly crimes in West Highland

Monthly violent crime in West Highland

Monthly property crime in West Highland

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

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

  • 62nd (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 76th last year. 1.3 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 0.22 up until this point last year)
  • 47th in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 38th in 2023. 11.59 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 18.85 in 2023)
  • 61st in population-adjusted sexual assaults (up from 75th in 2023. 0.0 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 70th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 72nd in 2023. 0.22 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.11 in 2023)
  • 33rd in population-adjusted robberies (up from 77th in 2023. 0.54 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 40th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 36th in 2023. 2.17 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.82 in 2023)
  • 49th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 52nd in 2023. 3.25 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.79 in 2023)
  • 41st in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 28th in 2023. 0.22 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.54 in 2023)
  • 73rd in population-adjusted drug crimes (up from 78th in 2023. 0.0 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)

Compare West Highland crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing West Highland violent crime rates

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

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 74th 76 76 61 72
2022 70th 66 75 43 73

A table comparing West Highland property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 41st 53 29 44
2022 39th 51 27 39

A table comparing West Highland burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 43 48 52 32
2022 37 36 55 22

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

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