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Crime Clock

This representation of crime data shows the relative frequency of how often violent and property crime offenses occurred in 2015. (Note that the Crime Clock should not be taken to imply regularity in the commission of crime. The Crime Clock represents the annual ratio of crime to fixed time intervals.) A violent crime was committed every 26.3 seconds. A murder occurred every 33.5 minutes, a rape every 4.2 minutes, a robbery every 1.6 minutes, and an aggravated assault every 41.3 seconds. A property crime offense was committed every 3.9 seconds. A burglary offense occurred every 20.0 seconds, a larceny-theft every 5.5 seconds, and a motor vehicle theft every 44.6 seconds.

Crime Clock