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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 80%
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 peopleBrighton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)4682,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a46.8254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)47407379
Burglary3n/a140.4271.7340.5
Theft6n/a280.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)4211,8472,110

Key findings

  • Brighton crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brighton are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 214 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brighton is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brighton has increased by 67%

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 2137
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brighton is 1 in 238
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 214

      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, IL2,785144655799
      Bethalto, IL9,364108809917
      Bunker Hill, IL1,73001,2541,254
      Rosewood Heights, IL4,0113331,5101,843
      Jerseyville, IL8,5024021,7792,181
      Godfrey, IL17,8094432,0112,454
      Old Jamestown, MO19,3914022,1452,548
      Brighton, IL2,31647421468

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Roxana, IL2,3164022,4612,863
      Fredonia, KS2,3172301,2981,528
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151989001,099
      Trenton, FL2,315187654841
      Mount Jackson, VA2,3141429931,135
      Brighton, IL2,31647421468
      Source: The Brighton, IL 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.