Property Stolen and Recovered
by Type and Value, 2018
[14,236 agencies; 2018 estimated population 274,390,299]
|Type of property||Value of property||
|Currency, notes, etc.||1,624,262,633||32,603,322||2.0|
|Jewelry and precious metals||1,165,108,482||45,683,077||3.9|
|Clothing and furs||388,553,438||30,887,599||7.9|
|Locally stolen motor vehicles||5,836,517,020||3,463,590,213||59.3|
|Televisions, radios, stereos, etc.||352,169,167||18,937,548||5.4|
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Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2018
- In 2018, nearly $14.5 billion worth of property was reported stolen nationwide, and slightly more than $4 billion (28.4 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 $5.8 billion in stolen property.
- Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 59.3 percent. Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 2.0 percent of property value recovered.