Reported Annual Crime In Chesapeake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChesapeake/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,070 (estimate)2,4052,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChesapeake/100k peopleWest Virginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a35.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a39.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a278.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)159 (estimate)358386
Burglaryn/an/an/a507.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,402.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)910 (estimate)2,0472,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chesapeake is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.93 daily crimes that occur in Chesapeake.
  • Chesapeake is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chesapeake you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chesapeake has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Chesapeake (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chesapeake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chesapeake is 1 in 629
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chesapeake is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chesapeake is 1 in 94

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

Chesapeake police department

ItemChesapeakeWest VirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31,642558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.03.3
There are a total of 3 Chesapeake police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36% less than the West Virginia average and 40.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in West Virginia

StateTotal offendersWest Virginia /100KNational /100K
West Virginia3,758203222
There are a total of 3,758 sex offenders in West Virginia. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in West Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pinch, WV2,82664367431
Coal Fork, WV1,061118673790
Madison, WV2,959124706830
Belle, WV1,213124711835
Montgomery, WV1,8311548791,033
Rand, WV1,3761568911,047
Elkview, WV1,5541579001,057
Chesapeake, WV1,5701599101,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Caln, PA1,570105580685
Sardis City, AL1,570573,0053,061
Briarcliff, TX1,57061387448
Northville, NY1,57081333414
Vernon Valley, NJ1,57092579671
Chesapeake, WV1,5701599101,070
Source: The Chesapeake, WV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.