Table 24

Property Stolen and Recovered

by Type and Value, 2014

[13,563 agencies; 2014 estimated population 275,323,431]

Type of property Value of property Percent
recovered
Stolen Recovered
Total $12,315,037,768 $2,792,353,707 22.7
Currency, notes, etc. 1,145,928,344 39,056,171 3.4
Jewelry and precious metals 1,539,752,196 61,325,890 4.0
Clothing and furs 324,714,255 40,020,528 12.3
Locally stolen motor vehicles 4,050,775,087 2,237,942,124 55.2
Office equipment 551,418,671 30,967,359 5.6
Televisions, radios, stereos, etc. 547,061,935 31,141,958 5.7
Firearms 139,127,645 13,533,991 9.7
Household goods 279,501,459 12,418,248 4.4
Consumable goods 121,485,931 16,236,504 13.4
Livestock 19,166,046 1,961,215 10.2
Miscellaneous 3,596,106,199 307,749,719 8.6

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Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2014

  • In 2014, more than $12.3 billion worth of property was reported stolen nationwide, and 22.7 percent was recovered.
  • Locally stolen motor vehicles (those stolen within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement agency that submitted the report) accounted for more than $4.0 billion in stolen property.
  • Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 55.2 percent. Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 3.4 percent of property value recovered.