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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 21%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristow/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,062 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)394 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,668 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Bristow crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bristow are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Bristow you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bristow is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bristow has decreased by 20%

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The Bristow crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bristow 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 Bristow crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bristow (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bristow

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bristow is 1 in 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristow is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristow is 1 in 33

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

      Bristow police department

      ItemBristowIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Hampton, IA4,326143286428
      Rockwell, IA1,100100679779
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      Parkersburg, IA2,019103699802
      Greene, IA1,115106719825
      Allison, IA1,222107726833
      Clarksville, IA1,276111752863
      Bristow, IA1533942,6683,062

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      Marietta, MN1533453,1233,468
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      Halfway, MO1537223,8064,528
      Rozel, KS1536173,7044,321
      Bristow, IA1533942,6683,062
      Source: The Bristow, IA 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.