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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 161%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleBrooklyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)3,5412,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a141.646.042.6
Robbery3n/a424.9111.586.2
Assault3n/a424.9239.7246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)992404381
Burglary3n/a424.9306.7376.0
Theft11n/a1,558.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a566.6153.8228.9
Property crime18n/a (estimate)2,5501,9332,200

Key findings

  • Brooklyn crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brooklyn are 161% higher than the national average
  • In Brooklyn you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brooklyn is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brooklyn has decreased by 11%

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 101
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 29

      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
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01370372442
      Glendale, MO5,91751544595
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172644716
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Brooklyn, IL7409922,5503,541

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Savoy, TX7405993,4524,052
      Peletier, NC7404953,2653,760
      Buffalo Lake, MN740147441588
      Lake Park, MN7402982,7002,998
      Magnolia Springs, AL7402621,4191,681
      Brooklyn, IL7409922,5503,541
      Source: The Brooklyn, IL 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.