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Crime in Baja California Sur

According to the report of the State Attorney General, in 2012 there were 20,886 crimes committed in Baja California Sur, of which 9,140 were theft, 1,983 were damage, 1.393 were injuries, 803 fraud, 719 threats, 426 breaches of trust, 219 were evictions, 78 were extortions, 143 were rapes , 34 were cattle rustling, 22 were statutory rapes, 35 manslaughter, 47 murder, and 5,844 various other crimes.

La Paz was the town where the most crimes were committed (10,622), followed by Los Cabos (7,262), Mulege (1,395), Comondú (1,212) and Loreto (395).

Baja California Sur had a population of 691,161 in 2012. With 82 homicides (manslaughter and murder combined), this produces a homicide rate of 11.9 per 100,000 population. The homicide rate for the entire US is 4.7 per 100,000. No state in the United States has a homicide rate as high as the 11.9 rate in Baja California Sur. In other words, the homicide rate in Baja California Sur is higher than the U.S. state with the highest homicide rate. By comparison, the state of California had a homicide rate of 4.8 in 2011, which means that Baja California Sur has a homicide rate which is 2-1/2 times higher than California's.

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According to the report of the State Attorney General, in 2012 there were 20,886 crimes committed in Baja California Sur, of which 9,140 were theft, 1,983 were damage, 1.393 were injuries, 803 fraud, 719 threats, 426 breaches of trust, 219 were evictions, 78 were extortions, 143 were rapes , 34 were cattle rustling, 22 were statutory rapes, 35 manslaughter, 47 murder, and 5,844 various other crimes.

La Paz was the town where the most crimes were committed (10,622), followed by Los Cabos (7,262), Mulege (1,395), Comondú (1,212) and Loreto (395).

Baja California Sur had a population of 691,161 in 2012. With 82 homicides (manslaughter and murder combined), this produces a homicide rate of 11.9 per 100,000 population. The homicide rate for the entire US is 4.7 per 100,000. No state in the United States has a homicide rate as high as the 11.9 rate in Baja California Sur. In other words, the homicide rate in Baja California Sur is higher than the U.S. state with the highest homicide rate. By comparison, the state of California had a homicide rate of 4.8 in 2011, which means that Baja California Sur has a homicide rate which is 2-1/2 times higher than California's.

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