Reported Annual Crime In Dover

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16n/a (estimate)2692,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape0n/a0.030.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.077.8101.9
Assault0n/a0.0280.7237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0391373
Burglary3n/a50.4322.2491.4
Theft12n/a201.61,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a16.8118.8220.2
Property crime16n/a (estimate)2691,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dover is 91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.74 daily crimes that occur in Dover.
  • Dover is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 373 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dover has decreased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Dover (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dover is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 373
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 373

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

Dover police department

ItemDoverMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.23.3
There are a total of 16 Dover police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.8% greater than the Massachusetts average and 13.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hopkinton, MA2,5090318318
Franklin Town, MA32,39312335347
Cordaville, MA2,55067288354
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Lexington, MA32,30657448504
Dover, MA2,2490269269

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Terrace Park, OH2,24946406452
Broad Creek, NC2,2481351,0691,204
Excelsior, MN2,24838349387
Horseshoe Bend, AR2,2502681,6741,943
Richwood, OH2,2481531,3571,510
Dover, MA2,2490269269
Source: The Dover, MA 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.