The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bedford, VA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bedford, VA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bedford, VA is 88% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Virginia, and when compared with the national average, is 37% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Bedford, VA has 9% higher than violent crime rate than Virginia average, while remaining 41% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bedford, VA is 97% higher than the average of Virginia and is 50% higher than the national average.