Understanding the Statistics Five Year Statistics: 2009-2013
These statistics are generated from crime data provided by the Mountain View Police Department. The crime statistics on this site correspond to Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics. UCR statistics are published by the FBI for governmental jurisdictions all over the country. Part I statistics refer to the FBI's UCR of seven specific crimes; murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny and motor theft. Part II crimes are all others. Be aware that sometimes apparent changes in crime rates actually reflect changes in the reporting methods, as specified by the U.S. Department of Justice. Please review the definitions provided to better understand the crimes being tallied. Except for homicide, all crimes listed include actual and attempted crimes.
Neighborhood Crime Statistics
There are two ways to find out about crime at a particular location in Mountain View. You can check CrimeReports.com for a general assessment of crime in a neighborhood (free), or a printed report ($.25 per page, payable when picked up at the police department).
If you need assistance determining your district, contact:Inquiry, 650/903-6344. For more information regarding specific crime in your neighborhood, please see CrimeReports.com.
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Unlawful killing of another human being.
Sexual intercourse without consent. Sexual crimes against children are reported separately as child abuse.
Using force or fear to make someone surrender money or property.
Physical attack on another person. Includes domestic violence. Includes attacks with hands, feet, firearm, knife, or other objects. Includes minor assaults such as spitting or slapping. Child abuse is reported separately.
An assault that leads to injury. Many assaults don't result in any physical injury.
Forcible or unauthorized entry into a building.
Taking property without owner's consent. Includes shoplifting, stealing from co-worker's desk.
Taking a car or other vehicle without owner's consent.
Willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft or personal property of another
An assault without any sort of weapon, such as slapping or spitting.
Attempt to pass a phony document or unauthorized signature.
Obtaining property through deception.
Stealing something you've been given trusted access to.
Possession of Stolen Property
Having property known to be stolen.
Deliberate destruction or damage of someone else's property.
Crimes involving weapons: possession of an illegal weapon (i.e. sawed-off shotgun, switchblade), carrying a concealed weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon or narcotic addict.
Engaging in (or agreeing to) any lewd act for payment. Lewd conduct (sexual touching, in a public place).
Transporting, selling, furnishing, possessing controlled substances. Illegal sale of prescription drugs. Being under the influence.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Driving while intoxicated by alcohol, drugs or any combination.
Under the influence of alcohol or drugs in a public place, unable to care for self or presenting a hazard or obstacle to others.
Prowling, peeping, invasion of privacy.
City Ordinance Violations
City ordinances are city regulations. Examples include zoning, housing, fire and building codes.
All Other Offenses
Examples include perjury, liquor license violations, arson, cruelty to animals.
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