Alameda County Violent Crime Fact Sheet 2013
Released: February 25, 2015
Since 2010, Urban Strategies Council has produced and published a snapshot of violent crime in Alameda County using data made available by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports. The fact sheet is produced as a part of the Alameda County Violence Prevention Blueprint, led by Supervisor Nate Miley, and is intended to help guide decision-making as it related to prevention and reduction of violence.
In summary, the overall rate of violent crime is slightly down in Alameda County. In particular, the rate of aggravated assault has declined, rates of rape were at their lowest in some time, and murder rates are trending downward. However, robbery rates are climbing steadily.