Reported Annual Crime In West Point

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Point/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52n/a (estimate)1,5582,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Point/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.938.6
Robbery1n/a30.053.0101.9
Assault6n/a179.8110.2237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)210196373
Burglary8n/a239.7254.6491.4
Theft34n/a1,018.91,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a89.996.8220.2
Property crime45n/a (estimate)1,3491,8672,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Point is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in West Point.
  • West Point is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Point you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Point has increased by 58%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Point

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Point is 1 in 477
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Point is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 65

Year Over Year Crime In West Point (per 100,000 people)

West Point police department

ItemWest PointVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)98,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.23.3
There are a total of 9 West Point police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% less than the Virginia average and 17.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charles City, VA1501019581,059
King William, VA891381,3171,456
New Kent, VA2261421,3521,493
Urbanna, VA5051981,8882,087
King and Queen Court House, VA1682632,5032,766
West Point, VA3,3192101,3491,558

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Upton, MA3,31978465543
Lucerne, CA3,3183251,9952,319
Cambrian Park, CA3,31881499580
San Carlos, TX3,3183142,1572,471
Carlyle, IL3,3172791,8912,170
West Point, VA3,3192101,3491,558
Source: The West Point, VA 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.