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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 25%
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 peopleBrighton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,956 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)305 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,651 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Brighton crime rates are 24% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brighton are 20% lower than the national average
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brighton is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brighton has decreased by 4%

Brighton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Brighton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brighton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brighton is 1 in 329
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brighton is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 52

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

      Brighton police department

      ItemBrightonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)119,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.13.3
      There are a total of 11 Brighton police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.4% less than the Alabama average and 14.3% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama 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
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Lake View, AL2,801140760900
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Brighton, AL2,8683051,6511,956

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Syracuse, IN2,8671649341,097
      Elkins, AR2,867257739996
      Lakeview, OR2,8671551,5641,719
      Garrettsville, OH2,870869501,037
      Refugio, TX2,866106425531
      Brighton, AL2,8683051,6511,956
      Source: The Brighton, AL 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.