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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 60%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookston/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,015 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)161 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)854 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Brookston crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brookston are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Brookston you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brookston is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brookston has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Brookston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookston is 1 in 623
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookston is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookston is 1 in 99

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

      Brookston police department

      ItemBrookstonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Battle Ground, IN1,56899524623
      West Lafayette, IN44,54365726791
      Rossville, IN1,539145772917
      Remington, IN1,323154819974
      Wolcott, IN1,0931628621,025
      Otterbein, IN1,2861698991,068
      Americus, IN3872101,1151,325
      Brookston, IN1,4331618541,015

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfax, OK1,4333941,8932,287
      Phil Campbell, AL1,4332711,4161,686
      Athens, NY1,432163624787
      Ellendale, ND1,4320409409
      Rutherford College, NC1,4341479311,078
      Brookston, IN1,4331618541,015
      Source: The Brookston, IN 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.