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Total crime 96%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 100%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBessemer/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1n/a (estimate)941,7102,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.034.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.076.181.6
Assault1n/a94.2191.1250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)94306379
Burglary0n/a0.0182.4340.5
Theft0n/a0.01,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.096.8219.9
Property crime0n/a (estimate)01,4032,110

Key findings

  • Bessemer crime rates are 96% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bessemer are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Bessemer you have a 1 in 1062 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bessemer is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bessemer has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Bessemer (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bessemer

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bessemer is 1 in 1062
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bessemer is 0
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bessemer is 1 in 1062

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

      Bessemer police department

      ItemBessemerPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

      StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
      Pennsylvania21,558176266
      There are a total of 21,558 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 176 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

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      New Beaver, PA1,40707070
      New Wilmington, PA2,340138505643
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      New Castle Northwest, PA1,051117538655
      Big Beaver, PA1,955124569693
      Poland, OH2,67189623711
      Ellport, PA1,081138634772
      Bessemer, PA1,20094094

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      Callender Lake, TX1,2001861,0591,245
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      Bessemer, PA1,20094094
      Source: The Bessemer, PA 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.