Reported Annual Crime In Brockton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrockton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,319n/a (estimate)3,4871,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrockton/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.22.05.3
Rape83n/a87.231.240.4
Robbery169n/a177.578.8102.8
Assault774n/a813.1265.0248.5
Violent crime1,029n/a (estimate)1,081377386
Burglary512n/a537.9281.8468.9
Theft1,498n/a1,573.71,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft280n/a294.2118.3236.9
Property crime2,290n/a (estimate)2,4061,5612,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Brockton, MA. All reported Brockton, MA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Brockton, MA overall crime rate is 80% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 23% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Brockton, MA, the rate is 187% higher than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 180% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Brockton, MA comes in at 54% higher than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 2% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sharon, MA6,01077341418
Needham, MA29,54020576595
Dover, MA2,24933599632
North Scituate, MA4,962137566703
Medfield, MA5,964137568705
Hanson, MA1,718272478750
Milton, MA27,20433816849
Brockton, MA94,2671,0812,4063,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brockton is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.55 daily crimes that occur in Brockton.
  • Brockton is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brockton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brockton has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Brockton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Brockton, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Brockton, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.80 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.23 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Brockton, MA is 2.87 times more than the Massachusetts average and 2.80 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Brockton, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.02 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Brockton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Brockton, MA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Massachusetts as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Brockton, MA to other cities in the state and across the country, Brockton, MA is 2% safer than other cities of Massachusetts and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Massachusetts cities and all around the United States, Brockton, MA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Brockton, MA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brockton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brockton is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brockton is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brockton is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brockton, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Brockton, MA you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brockton, MA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Brockton, MA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Brockton, MA 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 increased by 9% in Brockton, MA, while property crimes in Brockton, MA have increased by 6%. Crimes in total for Brockton, MA have increased by 7% year over year.

Brockton police department

ItemBrocktonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19011,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 190 Brockton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.3% less than the Massachusetts average and 38.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

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Vacaville, CA93,9942122,1062,318
New Bedford, MA94,8738663,0933,960
Tuscaloosa, AL93,3254803,7354,215
Mission Viejo, CA95,246771,0041,080
Yuma, AZ93,0786604,1814,840
Brockton, MA94,2671,0812,4063,487
Source: The Brockton, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.