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

Recent crime ranking changes in Westwood

There were 7 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 Westwood.

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

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Westwood vs. Denver

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

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New: The Kepner Beacon Middle School crime report.

New Westwood crimes reported since the last site update

    Friday May 19

  • Criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, 1:00 AM, at 4356 W Custer Pl.
  • Monday May 29

  • Weapon fired into an occupied building, 10:53 PM, at 696 S Newton St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 12:30 PM, at 3896 W Exposition Ave.
  • Monday May 29

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 9:00 PM, at 1062 S Perry St.
  • Tuesday May 30

  • Assault causing minor bodily injury - domestic violence, 5:22 PM, no address given.

Westwood in the news

Slain DPS teacher Shayna Johnson remembered as a "protector"
Published August 29, 2023
Three injured in overnight Denver shootings
Published September 14, 2022
One dead, two shot, one stabbed in post-Thanksgiving incidents in Denver
Published November 27, 2021

The past 30 days in Westwood crime

  • There were 14 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 10 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 10.2 per month in Westwood.
  • Domestic violence: 8 incidents the past 30 days, 7 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 5.4.
  • Sex assault: 1 incident the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.6.
  • Robbery: 4 incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 2.2.
  • Burglary: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 5 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 3.8.
  • Property crimes: 28 incidents the past 30 days, 29 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 25.4.
  • Car thefts: 12 incidents the past 30 days, 13 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 11.7.
  • Bike thefts: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.2.

Compare Westwood to its neighbors

See how Westwood's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (Mar Lee, Barnum West, Barnum, Athmar Park).

Westwood addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. No address given: 31
  2. 5048 Morrison Rd: 7
  3. 3057 W Kentucky Ave: 6
  4. 3400 Block W Kentucky Ave: 5
  5. 4404 Morrison Rd: 5

Latest notable crimes in Westwood

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

Westwood crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Westwood happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Westwood happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Westwood happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Westwood happen?

Latest homicides in Westwood

Latest serious assaults in Westwood

Latest robberies in Westwood

Latest burglaries in Westwood

  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Wednesday May 15, 6:00 AM, at 3464 W Alaska Pl.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 30, 3:45 AM, at 918 S Sheridan Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Tuesday April 23, 5:15 AM, at 5115 Morrison Rd.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday April 22, 12:55 PM, at 3901 Morrison Rd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday April 11, 2:00 AM, at 825 S Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Saturday April 6, 8:30 PM, at 3295 W Exposition Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Friday March 29, 3:40 AM, at 581 S Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Thursday March 28, 10:00 PM, at 3090 W Alameda Ave.
  • Burglary of a business with forced entry, Friday March 15, 4:57 AM, at 975 S Federal Blvd.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Saturday March 9, 1:06 AM, at 614 S Perry St.

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

Crime in Westwood, by day of the week

Westwood property crimes, by day

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

Westwood violent crimes, by day

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

Monthly crimes in Westwood

Monthly violent crime in Westwood

Monthly property crime in Westwood

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

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

  • 25th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 31st last year. 2.84 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 2.29 up until this point last year)
  • 74th in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 73rd in 2023. 6.64 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 8.27 in 2023)
  • 48th in population-adjusted sexual assaults (down from 35th in 2023. 0.18 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.24 in 2023)
  • 26th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (down from 25th in 2023. 1.45 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.03 in 2023)
  • 29th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 42nd in 2023. 0.6 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.42 in 2023)
  • 70th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 63rd in 2023. 0.97 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.51 in 2023)
  • 56th in population-adjusted car thefts (up from 68th in 2023. 2.9 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 2.35 in 2023)
  • 59th in population-adjusted bike thefts (up from 60th in 2023. 0.0 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 32nd in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 25th in 2023. 1.39 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.69 in 2023)

Compare Westwood crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing Westwood violent crime rates

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

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 29th 25 45 33 31
2022 26th 20 25 42 24

A table comparing Westwood property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 75th 63 68 13
2022 70th 67 72 25

A table comparing Westwood burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 60 72 66 74
2022 59 72 61 75

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

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

Featured: Read the April 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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