Reported Annual Crime In New London

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew London/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime794n/a (estimate)2,9072,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew London/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a14.63.34.9
Rape18n/a65.921.538.6
Robbery26n/a95.280.5101.9
Assault106n/a388.1113.1237.8
Violent crime154n/a (estimate)564219373
Burglary138n/a505.3280.0491.4
Theft431n/a1,578.11,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft71n/a260.0176.5220.2
Property crime640n/a (estimate)2,3431,8122,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in New London, CT for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in New London, CT is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall New London, CT crime rates are 43% higher than in comparison to the Connecticut mean and are 2% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, New London, CT has a rate that is 158% higher than the Connecticut average; compared to the United States, it is 51% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, New London, CT is 29% higher than its state's mean, and 6% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New London is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.96 daily crimes that occur in New London.
  • New London is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New London you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New London has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in New London, CT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national level. In New London, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.43 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in New London, CT is 2.58 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.51 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, New London, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.06 times less than the national average.

How Safe is New London (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in New London, CT compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that New London, CT safer than 4% when compared to other Connecticut cities, and 19% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Connecticut, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than New London, CT. At this time, New London, CT sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New London

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New London is 1 in 178
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New London is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in New London is 1 in 35
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in New London, CT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In New London, CT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 178. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in New London, CT is 1 in 35.

Year Over Year Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether New London, CT is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. New London, CT has decreased by 5% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for New London, CT has decreased by 21% in the same time frame.

New London police department

ItemNew LondonConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)975,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
There are a total of 97 New London police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% greater than the Connecticut average and 7.4% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Old Saybrook Center, CT2,18246382428
Noank, CT2,10048399447
Mystic, CT3,90558482540
Fishers Island, NY296154648802
Orient, NY713154648802
New London, CT27,5365642,3432,907

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Islip, NY27,5452631,1111,374
Winona, MN27,5261462,5892,736
Alton, IL27,5174894,9185,407
Melrose, MA27,509969821,077
Central, LA27,5054432,7503,193
New London, CT27,5365642,3432,907
Source: The New London, CT 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.