Crime Reporting

Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) / National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

The Show Low Police Department participated in Uniform Crime Reporting (summary reporting) through 2020. In January 2021 we began participating in the National Incident-Based Reporting System, submitting crime statistics to the Arizona Department of Public Safety who in turn reports State statistics to the FBI.

UCR Part 1/NIBRS Group A Crime Definitions

Homicide - The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.
Rape - The carnal knowledge of a person, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her age or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
Robbery - The taking, or attempting to take, anything of value under confrontational circumstances from the control, custody, or care of another person by force or threat of force or violence and/or putting the victim in fear of immediate harm.
Aggravated Assault - An unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or displays it in a threatening manner or the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.
Burglary - The unlawful entry into a building or other structure with the intent to commit a felony or a theft.
Larceny (Theft) - The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The theft of a motor vehicle.
Arson - To unlawfully and intentionally damage, or attempt to damage, any real or personal property by fire or an incendiary device.

Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Part 1/NIBRS Group A Crimes

TYPE OF CRIME
2017/UCR 2018/UCR 2019/UCR 2020/UCR 2021/NIBRS
Homicide 1 0 0 0 0
Rape 6 11 7 10 7
Robbery 4 0 2 1 3
Aggravated
Assault
48 52 47 64 67
Burglary 63 62 39 37 19
Larceny 268 292 276 257 236
Stolen
Vehicle
16 20 17 17 8
Arson
3 0 0 2 0
TOTAL 409 437 388 388 340
YEAR POPULATION PART 1 CRIMES
RATES PER 1000
2021/NIBRS 12,364 340 27.5
2020/UCR 11,527 388 34.4
2019/UCR 11,442 388 33.9
2018/UCR 11,298 437 38.6
2017/UCR 11,107 409 36.8
The Rates Per 1000, approximately 1/3 are comprised of retail theft.
The White Mountains is the regional hub and serves a base of over 90,000. Therefore, the retail crime rate is above average.
In 2019, 47 incidents were categorized as assault and of those the majority are domestic violence related.


The Show Low Police Department also participates in CrimeGraphics.com where the following information is posted:

Past Activity - Incidents searchable by date range or location.
Crime - Crimes searchable by date range or location.
Most Wanted - Individuals most wanted by the Show Low Police Department.
Missing Persons - Missing adults / Run-away juveniles.
Stolen Vehicles - Vehicles reported as stolen.
Warrants - List of individuals with active warrants.
Arrests - List of individuals arrested.
Security Camera Registration - Residents who live within the Show Low city limits may participate by registering their security camera with our agency.