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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 47%
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 peopleColchester/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,260 (estimate)1,6102,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a21.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a54.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a105.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)144 (estimate)184379
Burglaryn/an/an/a180.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a167.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,116 (estimate)1,4272,110

Key findings

  • Colchester crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colchester are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Colchester you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colchester is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colchester has decreased by 15%

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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 695
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colchester is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colchester is 1 in 80

      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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      Portland, CT5,60743409453
      Chester Center, CT1,98659461520
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      Higganum, CT1,74563490554
      Deep River Center, CT2,32167522590
      Moodus, CT1,20273567641
      Gales Ferry, CT1,00574576651
      Colchester, CT4,4751441,1161,260

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      Greendale, IN4,4752221,1781,400
      Clintonville, WI4,4751623,5553,717
      Brookridge, FL4,4773351,9022,237
      Hawaiian Ocean View, HI4,4772972,9523,249
      Elko New Market, MN4,47221439460
      Colchester, CT4,4751441,1161,260
      Source: The Colchester, CT 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.