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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 1%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrestview/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime740n/a (estimate)2,9422,5242,489
Murder3n/a11.95.25.0
Rape11n/a43.739.442.6
Robbery20n/a79.575.581.6
Assault62n/a246.5258.3250.2
Violent crime96n/a (estimate)382378379
Burglary107n/a425.4295.2340.5
Theft478n/a1,900.41,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft59n/a234.6181.8219.9
Property crime644n/a (estimate)2,5602,1462,110

Key findings

  • Crestview crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crestview are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Crestview you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crestview is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crestview has decreased by 9%

Crestview crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Crestview (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Crestview, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Crestview are 1.17 times more than the Florida average and 1.18 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Crestview are 1.01 times more than than Florida and 1.01 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Crestview are 1.19 times more than than Florida and 1.21 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Crestview (higher is better)

      Is Crestview safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Crestview to other cities in the state and across the country, Crestview is 38% safer than other cities of Florida and 26% safer than other cities in the nation. Crestview has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crestview

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crestview is 1 in 263
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crestview is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crestview is 1 in 34
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Crestview, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 263. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Crestview is 1 in 34.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Crestview is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Crestview has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Crestview has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Crestview has decreased by 9% year to year.

      Crestview police department

      ItemCrestviewFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laurel Hill, FL6265293,0023,531
      Crestview, FL22,9413822,5602,942

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Auburn, ME22,9431462,2012,348
      Kerrville, TX22,9262091,2591,468
      Corcoran, CA22,9175531,2741,826
      Roselle, IL22,91171645715
      Lisle, IL22,98938634672
      Crestview, FL22,9413822,5602,942
      Source: The Crestview, FL 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.