Reported Annual Crime In Dawson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,937 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a171.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a263.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)674 (estimate)472386
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a196.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,263 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Luke, MD91000
Lonaconing, MD1,149000
Romney, WV2,13705757
Fort Ashby, WV1,51192526618
Westernport, MD1,8072541,2271,480
Potomac Park, MD1,8892601,2561,516
Bowling Green, MD1,4002631,2721,535
Dawson, MD1086743,2633,937

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.79 daily crimes that occur in Dawson.
  • Dawson is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dawson you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dawson has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Dawson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawson is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawson is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawson is 1 in 26

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

Dawson police department

ItemDawsonMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

Sex offenders in Maryland

StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
Maryland8,157149222
There are a total of 8,157 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 149 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 33% less than the national average.

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Crook, CO1085394,3094,848
Foley, MO1087864,2405,027
Kingdom City, MO1086493,4994,148
La Victoria, TX1086304,0054,634
Wikieup, AZ1087384,6795,417
Dawson, MD1086743,2633,937
Source: The Dawson, MD 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.