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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleBright/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,699 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)253 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,445 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Bright crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bright are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Bright you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bright is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bright has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Bright (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bright

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bright is 1 in 395
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bright is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bright is 1 in 59

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

      Bright police department

      ItemBrightIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dunlap, OH1,92639306345
      Dry Ridge, OH2,57344341385
      Blue Jay, OH1,22561474535
      Grandview, OH1,38964497561
      Villa Hills, KY7,40427550577
      Taylor Creek, OH3,22976592669
      Francisville, KY9,45274689763
      Bright, IN5,3752531,4451,699

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bellingham, MA5,3761111,2221,333
      Northfield, IL5,374551,4991,553
      Highwood, IL5,37775622697
      Goshen, NY5,3782611,0741,335
      New Castle, DE5,3723184,1864,504
      Bright, IN5,3752531,4451,699
      Source: The Bright, IN 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.