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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleBrookhaven/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,643n/a (estimate)3,0352,9002,580
Murder1n/a1.86.15.0
Rape13n/a24.025.242.6
Robbery82n/a151.578.786.2
Assault91n/a168.1216.6246.8
Violent crime187n/a (estimate)345327381
Burglary283n/a522.7431.3376.0
Theft1,063n/a1,963.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft110n/a203.2235.4228.9
Property crime1,456n/a (estimate)2,6892,5742,200

Key findings

  • Brookhaven crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brookhaven are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Brookhaven you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brookhaven is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brookhaven has increased by 94%

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      Daily Crime In Brookhaven (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookhaven

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 290
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 33

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

      Brookhaven police department

      ItemBrookhavenGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      Mountain Park city, GA6381361,0691,205
      Brookhaven, GA51,5673452,6893,035

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Casa Grande, AZ51,5716132,6173,230
      Minnetonka, MN51,651521,5121,564
      Huntersville, NC51,7011281,5331,661
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,72793809903
      Commerce City, CO51,7316703,1773,847
      Brookhaven, GA51,5673452,6893,035
      Source: The Brookhaven, GA 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.