The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) publishes uniform crime statistics annually in Crime in the United States. The latest publication contains 2008 data and focuses on cities with populations exceeding 100,000. The following table compares Rio Rancho to selected cities. Violent crimes are defined as murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are defined as burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. For more information, visit the FBI web site located at http://www.fbi.gov.
Crime Statistics by City
Source: FBI, Crime in the US, Annual Uniform Crime Report Data.
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The City of Rio Rancho Public Safety Department is a full-service public safety agency that provides law enforcement, fire suppression, emergency medical services, code enforcement and animal control services to the citizens of Rio Rancho. The Fire/EMS Services Division has two major work components: fire fighting and emergency medical response.