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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleBrandon/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime216n/a (estimate)8902,6372,580
Murder0n/a0.05.75.0
Rape5n/a20.618.042.6
Robbery5n/a20.653.486.2
Assault20n/a82.4157.2246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)124234381
Burglary30n/a123.5697.8376.0
Theft152n/a626.01,561.21,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a16.5144.0228.9
Property crime186n/a (estimate)7662,4032,200

Key findings

  • Brandon crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brandon are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Brandon you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brandon is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brandon has decreased by 15%

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      Daily Crime In Brandon (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Brandon for every 100,000 residents. The Brandon total amount of daily crime is 2.96 times less than the Mississippi average and 2.90 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brandon, is 1.90 times less than the Mississippi average, and it is 3.08 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Brandon has a daily crime average that is 3.14 times less than the Mississippi average and 2.87 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Brandon (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Brandon, Mississippi compared to other areas of Mississippi, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Brandon safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Brandon is safer than 85% of Mississippi cities, and 75% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Mississippi, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Brandon. At this time, Brandon sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brandon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brandon is 1 in 810
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brandon is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brandon is 1 in 113
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brandon? In Brandon, MS you have a 1 in 810 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brandon.

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

      A good indicator of whether Brandon 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 Brandon has increased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Brandon has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Brandon has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Brandon police department

      ItemBrandonMississippiNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)554,806558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.83.3
      There are a total of 55 Brandon police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.6% less than the Mississippi average and 23.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Mississippi

      StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
      Mississippi11,060380266
      There are a total of 11,060 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 380 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 43% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Florence, MS4,31322336358
      Cleary, MS1,10073752825
      Flowood, MS8,53283855939
      Madison, MS25,473709331,003
      Pelahatchie, MS1,545909201,009
      Ridgeland, MS24,338981,0091,108
      Robinhood, MS1,4361171,2031,320
      Brandon, MS23,186124766890

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ewa Gentry, HI23,1682723,1323,403
      Laguna Beach, CA23,2043881,9092,297
      Forest Grove, OR23,2141711,7711,942
      Van Buren, AR23,1555683,2663,833
      Avon Lake, OH23,2211189141,032
      Brandon, MS23,186124766890
      Source: The Brandon, MS 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.