Reported Annual Crime In Bedford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime339n/a (estimate)2,5412,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape3n/a22.536.338.6
Robbery3n/a22.5107.4101.9
Assault3n/a22.5238.2237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)67388373
Burglary31n/a232.4519.8491.4
Theft289n/a2,166.31,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a75.0204.2220.2
Property crime330n/a (estimate)2,4742,5962,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bedford, IN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bedford, IN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bedford, IN is 15% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Indiana, and when compared with the national average, is 11% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Bedford, IN has 83% lower than violent crime rate than Indiana average, while remaining 82% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bedford, IN is 5% lower than the average of Indiana and is 1% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bedford is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.96 daily crimes that occur in Bedford.
  • Bedford is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bedford you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bedford has decreased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Bedford (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bedford, IN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Indiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bedford, IN are 1.17 times less than the Indiana average and 1.13 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bedford, IN are 5.74 times less than than Indiana and 5.52 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bedford, IN are 1.05 times less than than Indiana and 1.01 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bedford (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bedford, IN area in comparison to other Indiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bedford, IN being safer than 66% of cities in Indiana and 61% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Indiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bedford, IN. In conclusion, Bedford, IN now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bedford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bedford is 1 in 1483
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bedford is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bedford is 1 in 40
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bedford, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Bedford, IN, you have a 1 in 1483 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bedford, IN is 1 in 40.

Year Over Year Crime In Bedford (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Bedford, IN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bedford, IN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 40% in Bedford, IN, while property crimes in Bedford, IN have decreased by 35%. Crimes in total for Bedford, IN have decreased by 35% year over year.

Bedford police department

ItemBedfordIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)388,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.43.3
There are a total of 38 Bedford police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.4% greater than the Indiana average and 13.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Smithville-Sanders, IN3,234121807928
Oolitic, IN1,2031631,0911,254
Orleans, IN2,1972021,3491,551
Mitchell, IN4,3203282,1962,525
Avoca, IN8213542,3682,722
Bedford, IN13,384672,4742,541

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Warrensville Heights, OH13,3873563,1553,511
South Charleston, WV13,3808526,5217,373
Muscle Shoals, AL13,3803284,8835,211
South Sioux City, NE13,3753382,7533,091
Circleville, OH13,3952895,5935,882
Bedford, IN13,384672,4742,541
Source: The Bedford, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.