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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 502%
Property crime 19%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrooklyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)4,0002,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a142.948.042.6
Robbery2n/a285.798.481.6
Assault13n/a1,857.1254.0250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)2,286407379
Burglary2n/a285.7271.7340.5
Theft6n/a857.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a571.4148.2219.9
Property crime12n/a (estimate)1,7141,8472,110

Key findings

  • Brooklyn crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brooklyn are 502% higher than the national average
  • In Brooklyn you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brooklyn is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brooklyn has increased by 13%

Brooklyn crime map

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      Daily Crime In Brooklyn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brooklyn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 25

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

      Brooklyn police department

      ItemBrooklynIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172287359
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01369370440
      Oakland, MO1,64969370440
      Freeburg, IL4,11171566637
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Columbia, IL10,193162591753
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Brooklyn, IL7402,2861,7144,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Savoy, TX7406113,4874,098
      Lake Santee, IN7402231,1871,410
      Peletier, NC7404873,0863,573
      Buffalo Lake, MN7401471,1761,324
      Magnolia Springs, AL7402571,3471,604
      Brooklyn, IL7402,2861,7144,000
      Source: The Brooklyn, IL 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.