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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 84%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrooklyn Center/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,257n/a (estimate)4,0892,4022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.46.5
Rape23n/a74.839.138.4
Robbery44n/a143.168.573.9
Assault81n/a263.5166.5279.7
Violent crime148n/a (estimate)481278388
Burglary110n/a357.8307.0314.2
Theft799n/a2,598.91,567.81,398.0
Vehicle theft200n/a650.5250.0246.0
Property crime1,109n/a (estimate)3,6072,1251,958

Key findings

  • Brooklyn Center crime rates are 74% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brooklyn Center are 24% higher than the national average
  • In Brooklyn Center you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brooklyn Center is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brooklyn Center has decreased by 5%

Brooklyn Center crime map

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

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Compare Brooklyn Center, MN Crime

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      Daily Crime In Brooklyn Center (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Brooklyn Center, per 100,000 residents. In Brooklyn Center, the total number of daily crimes is 1.70 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.74 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Brooklyn Center are 1.73 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.24 times more than the national average. For property crime, Brooklyn Center has a daily crime rate that is 1.70 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.84 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Brooklyn Center (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Brooklyn Center safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Brooklyn Center is safer than 4% of Minnesota cities, and 14% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Minnesota, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Brooklyn Center. At this time, Brooklyn Center sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brooklyn Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brooklyn Center is 1 in 208
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brooklyn Center is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brooklyn Center is 1 in 25
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota? If you reside in Brooklyn Center, then there is a 1 in 208 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Brooklyn Center.

      Year Over Year Crime In Brooklyn Center (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Brooklyn Center has increased by 38%, the amount of property crime in Brooklyn Center has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Brooklyn Center has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Brooklyn Center police department

      ItemBrooklyn CenterMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)597,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
      There are a total of 59 Brooklyn Center police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.5% greater than the Minnesota average and 40.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Minnesota

      StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
      Minnesota1,28326266
      There are a total of 1,283 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 26 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 90% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tonka Bay, MN1,34439298337
      Corcoran, MN5,5720362362
      Excelsior, MN2,51044333377
      Deephaven, MN3,7860505505
      Long Lake, MN1,70461470531
      North Oaks, MN4,83272552624
      Orono, MN7,77269618687
      Brooklyn Center, MN30,7854813,6074,089

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holladay, UT30,7931131,0641,177
      Oceanside, NY30,8132399271,167
      Granger, IN30,819157780937
      Dover, NH30,750749701,044
      Saratoga, CA30,83060716776
      Brooklyn Center, MN30,7854813,6074,089
      Source: The Brooklyn Center, MN 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.