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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 70%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshton-Sandy Spring/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)782 (estimate)2,4042,489
Murdern/an/an/a9.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a152.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a261.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)148 (estimate)454379
Burglaryn/an/an/a278.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,485.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a186.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)634 (estimate)1,9502,110

Key findings

  • Ashton-Sandy Spring crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashton-Sandy Spring are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Ashton-Sandy Spring you have a 1 in 128 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashton-Sandy Spring is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashton-Sandy Spring has decreased by 4%

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The Ashton-Sandy Spring crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ashton-Sandy Spring as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ashton-Sandy Spring crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ashton-Sandy Spring (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashton-Sandy Spring

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 1 in 678
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 1 in 158
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 1 in 128

      Year Over Year Crime In Ashton-Sandy Spring (per 100,000 people)

      Ashton-Sandy Spring police department

      ItemAshton-Sandy SpringMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

      Sex offenders in Maryland

      StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
      Maryland7,370135266
      There are a total of 7,370 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 135 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 49% less than the national average.

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      Cabin John, MD1,95864274337
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      Derwood, MD2,01274316390
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      Munford, TN6,0252791,3321,611
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      Pahokee, FL6,0229312,5263,457
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      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024148634782
      Source: The Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.