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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 26%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,866 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)299 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,567 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Brighton crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brighton are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brighton is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brighton has decreased by 5%

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 334
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brighton is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 54

      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, AL2,52980419500
      Lake View, AL2,801138721859
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,753160838998
      Concord, AL1,8371628501,012
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041668701,036
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341799381,118
      Brighton, AL2,8682991,5671,866

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elkins, AR2,8677398321,571
      Lakeview, OR2,8671531,4761,629
      Syracuse, IN2,8671598441,003
      Refugio, TX2,866109762871
      Brandenburg, KY2,8701032,1362,240
      Brighton, AL2,8682991,5671,866
      Source: The Brighton, AL 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.