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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBernard/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,442 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)314 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,127 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Bernard crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bernard are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Bernard you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bernard is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bernard has decreased by 20%

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The Bernard crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bernard 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 Bernard crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bernard (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bernard

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bernard is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bernard is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bernard is 1 in 41

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

      Bernard police department

      ItemBernardIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Peosta, IA1,88167456523
      Farley, IA1,68872490562
      Cascade, IA1,97893627720
      Epworth, IA2,06896649745
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      Dyersville, IA4,180142854996
      East Dubuque, IL1,6821881,0681,256
      Bernard, IA1273142,1272,442

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Redbird, OK1277224,4535,174
      Beaver, IA1273522,3802,732
      Brock, NE1274062,9633,369
      Gann, OH1273832,9803,364
      Emison, IN1275022,8663,368
      Bernard, IA1273142,1272,442
      Source: The Bernard, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.