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

Recent crime ranking changes in Whittier

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 Whittier.

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

Year over year, 2024 vs. 2023

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

Crime type comparison, 2024,
Whittier vs. Denver

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

Whittier crimes

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New Whittier crimes reported since the last site update

    Monday May 29

  • Theft of parts from a vehicle, 10:10 PM, at 2310 N Lafayette St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Motor vehicle theft, 3:00 PM, at 2447 N High St.
  • Monday May 29

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon, 8:57 PM, at the 1400 block of E 29th Ave.
  • Tuesday May 30

  • Criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, 8:00 PM, at 3057 N Marion St.
  • Wednesday May 31

  • Threatening to injure, 3:00 PM, at the 2000 block of E 28th Ave.

Whittier in the news

One man killed in Saturday shooting in northeast Denver
Published March 31
Man shot in Denver on East 23rd Avenue dies at hospital
Published August 12, 2023
Juvenile investigated for allegedly firing a shot at a Denver police officer
Published March 23, 2023

The past 30 days in Whittier crime

  • There were 5 reported incidents of violent crime in the past 30 days. That's more than the 2 30 days before that and more than the monthly average in the last 12 months of 3.0 per month in Whittier.
  • Domestic violence: 2 incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.5.
  • Sex assault: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.5.
  • Robbery: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.3.
  • Burglary: 1 incident the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 1.2.
  • Property crimes: 9 incidents the past 30 days, 5 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 12.2.
  • Car thefts: 3 incidents the past 30 days, 1 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 4.5.
  • Bike thefts: No incidents the past 30 days, 0 the 30 days before that. The 12-month monthly average is 0.3.

Compare Whittier to its neighbors

See how Whittier's reported crime rate compares with the neighborhoods it borders (City Park West, Five Points, Cole, Skyland).

Whittier addresses with the most reported crime

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

  1. 2844 N Downing St: 11
  2. 1700 E 28th Ave: 7
  3. No address given: 6
  4. 3150 N Downing St: 4
  5. 3000 Block N Lafayette St: 4

Latest notable crimes in Whittier

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

Whittier crime map

Reported assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported assaults in Whittier happen?

Reported burglaries, by time of day

What time do most reported burglaries in Whittier happen?

Reported robberies, by time of day

What time do most reported robberies in Whittier happen?

Reported sexual assaults, by time of day

What time do most reported sexual assaults in Whittier happen?

Latest homicides in Whittier

Latest serious assaults in Whittier

Latest robberies in Whittier

Latest burglaries in Whittier

  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday April 2, 6:00 AM, at 1740 E 26th Ave.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Tuesday Jan. 9, 11:00 PM, at 2422 N Williams St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Monday Nov. 27, 7:00 PM, at 2527 N Vine St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Sunday Oct. 22, 10:17 PM, at 2845 N Vine St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Monday Oct. 16, 8:00 PM, at 3002 N Gilpin St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Saturday Oct. 7, 9:30 PM, at 2845 N Vine St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Tuesday Sept. 26, 6:00 AM, at 2852 N Marion St.
  • Burglary of a residence with forced entry, Friday Sept. 22, 9:00 PM, at 2358 N Lafayette St.
  • Burglary of a residence without forced entry, Friday Sept. 22, 12:00 PM, at 2932 N Race St.
  • Possession of burglary tools, Thursday Sept. 14, 3:52 AM, at the 2300 block of N Lafayette St.

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

Crime in Whittier, by day of the week

Whittier property crimes, by day

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

Whittier violent crimes, by day

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

Monthly crimes in Whittier

Monthly violent crime in Whittier

Monthly property crime in Whittier

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

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

  • 48th (out of Denver's 78 neighborhoods) in violent crimes per 1,000 residents (up from 62nd last year. 1.34 violent crimes per 1,000 residents this year, 0.83 up until this point last year)
  • 76th in population-adjusted property crimes (down from 59th in 2023. 4.68 property crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 9.68 in 2023)
  • 43rd in population-adjusted sexual assaults (up from 71st in 2023. 0.17 sexual assaults per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 37th in population-adjusted domestic violence crimes (up from 63rd in 2023. 0.83 domestic violence crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.17 in 2023)
  • 70th in population-adjusted robberies (up from 74th in 2023. 0.0 robberies per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.0 in 2023)
  • 77th in population-adjusted burglaries (down from 71st in 2023. 0.33 burglaries per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.67 in 2023)
  • 67th in population-adjusted car thefts (down from 47th in 2023. 1.5 car thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 3.51 in 2023)
  • 69th in population-adjusted bike thefts (down from 36th in 2023. 0.0 bike thefts per 1,000 residents in 2024, 0.17 in 2023)
  • 63rd in population-adjusted drug crimes (down from 28th in 2023. 0.17 drug crimes per 1,000 residents in 2024, 1.17 in 2023)

Compare Whittier crime rate rankings in recent years

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

A table comparing Whittier violent crime rates

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

Year Violent crime Domestic
violence
Sexual assault Robbery Aggravated
assault
2023 40th 43 34 68 34
2022 30th 53 16 58 31

A table comparing Whittier property crime rates

Year Property
crime
Auto theft Bicycle theft Arson
2023 60th 48 38 55
2022 58th 45 37 58

A table comparing Whittier burglary crime rates

Year Residential
burglary
Business
burglary
Burglary,
forced entry
Burglary,
unforced
2023 50 79 72 62
2022 26 76 66 34

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

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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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.

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