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Crime Rates
Statistics are collected by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) based on FBI uniform crime reporting standards.  For more details on how crimes are classified, see the DPS annual reports.  The number of reported crimes is divided by estimated population. (Updated annually.)

Part I crimes
Reported crimes that are classified as Part I by the FBI include criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny/theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.  The chart shows the number of crimes per one-thousand population.

Part I crime chart

Part II crimes
Reported crimes are classified as Part II if they are simple assaults, fraud, vandalism, drug abuse, driving while intoxicated, and similar offences. The chart shows the number of crimes per one-thousand population.


Part II crime chart

Total crime rate compared with other cities
The chart shows the number of all reported crimes per thousand population (2015 data).


City crime comparison chart