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Total crime 89%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 89%
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 peopleBrighton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)2812,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault1n/a46.8239.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)47404381
Burglary1n/a46.8306.7376.0
Theft3n/a140.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a46.8153.8228.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)2341,9332,200

Key findings

  • Brighton crime rates are 89% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brighton are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 357 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brighton is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brighton has decreased by 59%

Brighton crime map

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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 2136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brighton is 1 in 428
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 357

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

      Brighton police department

      ItemBrightonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785143686829
      Bethalto, IL9,36454871925
      Jerseyville, IL8,5021211,1651,287
      Bunker Hill, IL1,730601,3101,369
      Rosewood Heights, IL4,0113301,5811,911
      Godfrey, IL17,8094402,1062,546
      Old Jamestown, MO19,3914082,1522,560
      Brighton, IL2,31647234281

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Roxana, IL2,3163561,2701,626
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151979431,140
      Fredonia, KS2,3172461,4771,723
      Trenton, FL2,3152851,1401,424
      Altamont, IL2,314881,6711,759
      Brighton, IL2,31647234281
      Source: The Brighton, IL 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.