Table 8

DELAWARE
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by City, 2008
City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1
Bethany Beach 958 2 0 0 0 2 142 13 129 0 1
Blades 1,017 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 0
Bridgeville 1,620 12 0 0 3 9 99 22 76 1 0
Camden 2,574 15 0 4 3 8 181 13 163 5 0
Cheswold 472 2 0 0 1 1 33 12 20 1 0
Clayton 1,480 8 0 1 1 6 42 6 32 4 0
Dagsboro 574 2 0 1 0 1 17 3 14 0 0
Delaware City 1,523 3 0 0 1 2 34 10 20 4 0
Delmar 1,517 3 0 0 2 1 66 14 48 4 0
Dewey Beach 316 13 0 0 2 11 78 9 67 2 1
Dover 36,291 298 4 19 81 194 2,016 186 1,705 125 13
Ellendale 352 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elsmere 5,701 39 1 2 11 25 219 46 150 23 0
Felton 876 1 0 0 0 1 7 3 4 0 0
Fenwick Island 363 0 0 0 0 0 18 3 14 1 0
Georgetown 5,196 64 0 8 29 27 272 70 191 11 0
Greenwood 902 2 0 0 1 1 8 1 7 0 0
Harrington 3,326 38 0 3 6 29 162 54 102 6 0
Laurel 3,891 68 0 2 24 42 216 51 157 8 1
Lewes 3,101 5 0 0 1 4 99 28 70 1 0
Middletown 12,006 87 0 3 26 58 388 79 288 21 2
Milford 8,472 107 0 6 41 60 576 94 447 35 3
Millsboro 2,560 10 0 1 0 9 183 39 144 0 1
Milton 1,823 10 0 3 1 6 83 45 38 0 0
Newark 30,115 172 0 9 57 106 1,157 192 888 77 11
New Castle 4,972 24 0 2 5 17 190 21 152 17 0
Newport 1,108 11 0 0 2 9 47 4 39 4 0
Ocean View 1,124 2 0 0 0 2 36 16 20 0 0
Rehoboth Beach 1,577 13 0 2 5 6 215 38 173 4 0
Seaford 7,231 76 0 4 31 41 385 82 297 6 0
Selbyville 1,783 7 0 0 2 5 128 45 79 4 0
Smyrna 8,581 73 0 8 15 50 288 57 221 10 0
South Bethany 522 0 0 0 0 0 23 6 17 0 0
Wilmington 72,888 1,410 26 27 573 784 3,806 834 2,333 639 3
Wyoming 1,392 5 0 0 2 3 14 2 11 1 0

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