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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 40%
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.
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 peopleColchester/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,476 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)162 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,315 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Colchester crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colchester are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Colchester you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colchester is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colchester has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Colchester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colchester is 1 in 618
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colchester is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colchester is 1 in 68

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

      Colchester police department

      ItemColchesterConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

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      Chester Center, CT1,98667543610
      South Coventry, CT1,14269562631
      Higganum, CT1,74571578649
      Deep River Center, CT2,32176615691
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Moodus, CT1,20282668751
      East Hampton, CT2,69385675760
      Colchester, CT4,4751621,3151,476

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      Clintonville, WI4,4751623,5553,717
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      Brookridge, FL4,4773412,0232,364
      Hawaiian Ocean View, HI4,4772592,9823,241
      Elko New Market, MN4,47242457499
      Colchester, CT4,4751621,3151,476
      Source: The Colchester, CT 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.