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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleBristol/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)772 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)122 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)650 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Bristol crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bristol are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bristol is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bristol has decreased by 9%

Bristol crime map

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      Daily Crime In Bristol (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bristol

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bristol is 1 in 818
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristol is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristol is 1 in 130

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

      Bristol police department

      ItemBristolIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wakarusa, IN2,030139737876
      Cassopolis, MI1,726118826944
      New Paris, IN1,368153813966
      Edwardsburg, MI1,269210761971
      Middlebury, IN3,512157834991
      Osceola, IN2,4681668821,048
      Topeka, IN1,0101678861,052
      Bristol, IN1,651122650772

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Sherwood, CA1,65162327389
      Smethport, PA1,65165719784
      Bellevue, IL1,6501868421,028
      Versailles, PA1,650154705859
      Coalville, UT1,65082756839
      Bristol, IN1,651122650772
      Source: The Bristol, IN 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.