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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 28%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookhaven/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,634n/a (estimate)2,9052,4082,346
Murder2n/a3.68.86.5
Rape12n/a21.331.938.4
Robbery81n/a144.065.573.9
Assault127n/a225.8293.8279.7
Violent crime222n/a (estimate)395400388
Burglary159n/a282.7290.7314.2
Theft1,085n/a1,929.01,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft168n/a298.7238.2246.0
Property crime1,412n/a (estimate)2,5102,0071,958

Key findings

  • Brookhaven crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brookhaven are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Brookhaven you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brookhaven is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brookhaven has increased by 3%

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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 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 35

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92456282338
      Johns Creek, GA82,93039450488
      Vinings, GA11,816152765917
      Druid Hills, GA13,444152765917
      North Decatur, GA16,652163819982
      North Druid Hills, GA18,331163819982
      Mountain Park city, GA6381668341,000
      Brookhaven, GA51,5673952,5102,905

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Casa Grande, AZ51,5715652,0062,571
      Minnetonka, MN51,651401,3141,354
      Huntersville, NC51,7011661,4811,648
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973
      Commerce City, CO51,7314793,2993,779
      Brookhaven, GA51,5673952,5102,905
      Source: The Brookhaven, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.