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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleBrawley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime739n/a (estimate)2,8012,7722,489
Murder2n/a7.64.35.0
Rape4n/a15.237.542.6
Robbery8n/a30.3132.481.6
Assault107n/a405.6267.1250.2
Violent crime121n/a (estimate)459441379
Burglary95n/a360.1386.1340.5
Theft468n/a1,774.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft55n/a208.5358.8219.9
Property crime618n/a (estimate)2,3432,3312,110

Key findings

  • Brawley crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brawley are 21% higher than the national average
  • In Brawley you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brawley is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brawley has decreased by 8%

Brawley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Brawley (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Brawley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Brawley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.01 times more than the state average and 1.13 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Brawley on a daily basis are 1.04 times more than than California average and 1.21 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Brawley are 1.00 times more than the daily state average and 1.11 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Brawley (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Brawley safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Brawley is safer than 25% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Brawley is safer than 21% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Brawley. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Brawley is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brawley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brawley is 1 in 219
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brawley is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brawley is 1 in 36
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brawley? In Brawley, CA you have a 1 in 219 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 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brawley.

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

      Determining whether Brawley is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Brawley violent crime rates have decreased by 21%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Brawley has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

      Brawley police department

      ItemBrawleyCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
      There are a total of 46 Brawley police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.2% less than the California average and 44.7% less 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
      Imperial, CA16,58328310337
      Holtville, CA6,2302071,0331,240
      Seeley, CA1,6262481,3091,556
      Westmorland, CA2,0145241,2221,746
      El Centro, CA43,6993232,6732,995
      Calipatria, CA7,5116193,2723,891
      Brawley, CA25,7764592,3432,801

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Citrus Park, FL25,7793892,2112,600
      Bayonet Point, FL25,7945963,3823,978
      Statesville, NC25,7314823,0543,536
      Huntley, IL25,83114456470
      Cave Spring, VA25,7192391,8902,129
      Brawley, CA25,7764592,3432,801
      Source: The Brawley, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.