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Total crime 183%
Violent crime 188%
Property crime 182%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBishop/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime273n/a (estimate)7,2922,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape6n/a160.339.242.6
Robbery4n/a106.8137.386.2
Assault31n/a828.0266.5246.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)1,095447381
Burglary26n/a694.4416.2376.0
Theft201n/a5,368.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a133.5392.4228.9
Property crime232n/a (estimate)6,1972,3802,200

Key findings

  • Bishop crime rates are 183% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bishop are 188% higher than the national average
  • In Bishop you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bishop is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bishop has increased by 49%

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      Daily Crime In Bishop (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bishop, CA per 100,000 people. In Bishop, the total number of daily crimes is 2.58 times more than the California average and 2.83 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bishop is 2.45 times more than the California average and 2.88 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bishop has a daily crime rate that is 2.60 times more than the California average and 2.82 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Bishop (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Bishop in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Bishop safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bishop being safer than 1% of cities in California and 1% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bishop. In conclusion, Bishop ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bishop

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bishop is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bishop is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bishop is 1 in 14
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Bishop, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 92. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Bishop is 1 in 14.

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

      A good indicator of whether Bishop is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Bishop has increased by 43%, while the property crime rate in Bishop has increased by 51% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bishop has increased by 50% year over year.

      Bishop police department

      ItemBishopCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.43.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Bishop police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% greater than the California average and 34.1% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Bishop, CA2,901155824978
      Big Pine, CA1,6792121,1291,341
      Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA2,5242611,3921,654
      Swall Meadows, CA1942921,5561,849
      Mesa, CA2833451,8392,185
      Wilkerson, CA5484952,6383,133
      Round Valley, CA4615512,9333,484
      Bishop, CA3,8321,0956,1977,292

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Hugoton, KS3,83152236288
      Herculaneum, MO3,8313691,6722,041
      Moxee, WA3,833194486681
      Lancaster, KY3,8312071,5261,733
      Bishop, CA3,8321,0956,1977,292
      Source: The Bishop, CA 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.