Reported Annual Crime In Brookfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookfield/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime886n/a (estimate)2,3322,2802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookfield/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.24.9
Rape0n/a0.030.838.6
Robbery11n/a29.090.7101.9
Assault15n/a39.5180.1237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)68306373
Burglary71n/a186.9338.8491.4
Theft767n/a2,018.71,444.81,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a57.9190.3220.2
Property crime860n/a (estimate)2,2631,9742,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Brookfield, WI. The total number of reported crimes in Brookfield, WI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Brookfield, WI crime rate is 2% higher than the Wisconsin average and is 18% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Brookfield, WI has a violent crime rate that is 78% lower than the Wisconsin average and 82% lower than the national average. For property crime, Brookfield, WI is 15% higher than the Wisconsin average and 9% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brookfield is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.39 daily crimes that occur in Brookfield.
  • Brookfield is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brookfield you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brookfield has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Brookfield (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Brookfield, WI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Wisconsin as well as those across America as a whole. The Brookfield, WI total amount of daily offenses is 1.02 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.23 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brookfield, WI is 4.47 times less than the Wisconsin average, and it is 5.44 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Brookfield, WI has a daily crime figure that is 1.15 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.10 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Brookfield (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Brookfield, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Brookfield, WI being safer than 40% of cities in Wisconsin and 64% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Brookfield, WI. In conclusion, Brookfield, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookfield is 1 in 1462
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookfield is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookfield is 1 in 43
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brookfield, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Brookfield, WI you have a 1 in 1462 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brookfield, WI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Brookfield, WI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Brookfield, WI has increased by 28%, the amount of property crime in Brookfield, WI has decreased by 15%, and the total amount of crime in Brookfield, WI has decreased by 14% year to year.

Brookfield police department

ItemBrookfieldWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)819,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 81 Brookfield police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11% less than the Wisconsin average and 34.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nashotah, WI1,52443277320
North Prairie, WI2,2840326326
Wales, WI2,56148310358
Bayside, WI4,4790362362
Merton, WI3,46358376434
Brookfield, WI37,971682,2632,332

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Wheeling, IL37,8861311,0661,197
Puyallup, WA38,0922706,8967,166
Muskegon, MI37,8227234,1964,919
Carpentersville, IL38,128881,4311,519
Hurst, TX38,1402644,2854,548
Brookfield, WI37,971682,2632,332
Source: The Brookfield, WI 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.