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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleBristol/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,032n/a (estimate)1,7151,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape7n/a11.623.542.6
Robbery29n/a48.261.486.2
Assault26n/a43.2120.2246.8
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)103207381
Burglary140n/a232.6222.5376.0
Theft706n/a1,173.11,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft124n/a206.0206.7228.9
Property crime970n/a (estimate)1,6121,6812,200

Key findings

  • Bristol crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bristol are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bristol is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bristol has decreased by 5%

Bristol crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bristol crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bristol (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Bristol, per 100,000 residents. In Bristol, the total number of daily crimes is 1.10 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.50 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Bristol are 2.01 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.69 times less than the national average. For property crime, Bristol has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Connecticut average and 1.36 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, Connecticut compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bristol safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bristol is safer than 58% of Connecticut cities, and 63% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Bristol 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 971
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristol is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristol is 1 in 59
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Bristol, Connecticut you have a 1 in 971 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 63 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bristol.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bristol is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Bristol has increased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Bristol has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Bristol has decreased by 5% 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
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Simsbury, CT2,35434279314
      Litchfield, CT1,32955450505
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,85266533598
      Weatogue, CT3,17969559628
      Canton Valley, CT1,50070571642
      Durham, CT2,68773590662
      Woodbury Center, CT1,52074601675
      Bristol, CT60,4371031,6121,715

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Taylorsville, UT60,4482943,0033,298
      Rocklin, CA60,509791,4431,522
      National City, CA60,3494951,8892,385
      West Allis, WI60,5433262,7943,119
      Auburn, AL60,3183662,1292,494
      Bristol, CT60,4371031,6121,715
      Source: The Bristol, CT 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.