Put simply, Aspen is a very safe city.  As one of the world’s most teeming tourist havens, police patrol is rampant and effective.

The paranoid tourist is, however, encouraged to visit the city’s official website , where one can actually find the details of the county sheriff’s inmate report from a simple click from the homepage.  This report should suffice as a snapshot of the current crime, or lack thereof, going on in Aspen. 

(It should be remembered that any city so open with such statistics is, in effect, boasting how little it has to hide.)

Petty larceny is the leading crime that occurs in the city.  The number of rapes stays in single digits, thefts are minimal, and homicides are a most rare occurrence with many years none being reported.