Reported Annual Crime In Bristol

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,086n/a (estimate)1,8071,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.72.85.3
Rape13n/a21.623.341.7
Robbery25n/a41.678.498.0
Assault22n/a36.6123.4248.9
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)102228383
Burglary146n/a243.0247.8430.4
Theft752n/a1,251.51,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft127n/a211.4203.7237.4
Property crime1,025n/a (estimate)1,7061,7702,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bristol, CT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bristol, CT, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bristol, CT is 10% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Connecticut, and when compared with the national average, is 34% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Bristol, CT has 55% lower than violent crime rate than Connecticut average, while remaining 73% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bristol, CT is 4% lower than the average of Connecticut and is 28% lower than the national average.
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The Bristol crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bristol as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bristol crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bristol is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.95 daily crimes that occur in Bristol.
  • Bristol is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bristol has decreased by 16%.

Compare Bristol, CT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bristol (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Bristol, CT per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Connecticut as well as national figures. In Bristol, CT the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.52 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Bristol, CT are 2.25 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.77 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Bristol, CT has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.38 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Bristol (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bristol, CT compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bristol, CT safer than 58% when compared to other Connecticut cities, and 66% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Connecticut, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bristol, CT. At this time, Bristol, CT sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bristol

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bristol is 1 in 986
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristol is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristol is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bristol, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bristol, CT you have a 1 in 986 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bristol, CT.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Bristol, CT is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bristol, CT has decreased by 21% and the rate of property crime in Bristol, CT has decreased by 15%. The total crime rate in Bristol, CT has decreased by 16% year to year.

Bristol police department

ItemBristolConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1385,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 138 Bristol police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.6% less than the Connecticut average and 30.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Simsbury, CT2,35438294332
Litchfield, CT1,32961474535
Bethlehem Village, CT1,85272561633
Weatogue, CT3,17976589664
Canton Valley, CT1,50077602679
Durham, CT2,68780621701
Woodbury Center, CT1,52082633714
Bristol, CT60,4371021,7061,807

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Taylorsville, UT60,4483023,5113,813
Rocklin, CA60,5091041,7811,884
National City, CA60,3494811,8792,360
West Allis, WI60,5433413,4043,746
Auburn, AL60,3183352,6392,974
Bristol, CT60,4371021,7061,807
Source: The Bristol, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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