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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 21%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWestern Branch South/100k peopleChesapeake/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,6531,961 (estimate)2,7301,8512,489
Murder7n/a2.95.05.0
Rape111n/a45.533.042.6
Robbery139n/a57.041.381.6
Assault855n/a350.8128.7250.2
Violent crime1,112294 (estimate)456208379
Burglary510n/a209.3162.8340.5
Theft4,641n/a1,904.21,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theft390n/a160.0120.3219.9
Property crime5,5411,667 (estimate)2,2731,6432,110

Key findings

  • Western Branch South crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Western Branch South are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Western Branch South you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Western Branch South is safer than 49% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Chesapeake has increased by 7%

Western Branch South crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Western Branch South (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Western Branch South

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Western Branch South is 1 in 341
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Western Branch South is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Western Branch South is 1 in 51

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

      Chesapeake police department

      ItemWestern Branch SouthChesapeakeVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4768,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.2

      Sex offenders in Virginia

      StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
      Virginia25,766352266
      There are a total of 25,766 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 352 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 32% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carrollton, VA5,4811591,2571,416
      Smithfield, VA8,3042001,7681,968
      Suffolk, VA87,0612952,4772,772
      Norfolk, VA245,7245463,4624,007
      Portsmouth, VA96,0719465,8616,807
      Chesapeake, VA233,1944562,2732,730

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Irving, TX232,0132512,4372,689
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Garland, TX234,8103022,5842,886
      Hialeah, FL235,6262092,0332,242
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4368642,0362,899
      Chesapeake, VA233,1944562,2732,730
      Source: The Western Branch South, Chesapeake, VA 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.