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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 20%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookside/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,018 (estimate)2,6752,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a304.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)477 (estimate)423379
Burglaryn/an/an/a304.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a164.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,541 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Brookside crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brookside are 26% higher than the national average
  • In Brookside you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brookside is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brookside has decreased by 3%

Brookside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Brookside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookside is 1 in 210
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookside is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookside is 1 in 34

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

      Brookside police department

      ItemBrooksideDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenville, DE2,26566353420
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380368448
      Avondale, PA1,430101462563
      West Grove, PA2,850121555677
      St. Georges, DE1,097131698829
      Charlestown, MD1,248177759935
      Bellefonte, DE1,253148788936
      Brookside, DE13,8534772,5413,018

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Islip, NY13,8532228501,073
      Hickory Hills, IL13,8581521,3981,550
      Azalea Park, FL13,8484982,8283,327
      Auburn, CA13,8583521,6692,021
      Big Bear City, CA13,8595622,9723,534
      Brookside, DE13,8534772,5413,018
      Source: The Brookside, DE 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.