Reported Annual Crime In Dedham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDedham/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime514n/a (estimate)2,0231,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDedham/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.92.05.3
Rape0n/a0.031.240.4
Robbery4n/a15.778.8102.8
Assault5n/a19.7265.0248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)39377386
Burglary27n/a106.3281.8468.9
Theft441n/a1,736.11,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft36n/a141.7118.3236.9
Property crime504n/a (estimate)1,9841,5612,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Dedham, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Dedham, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Dedham, MA crime rate is 4% higher than the Massachusetts average and is 29% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Dedham, MA has a violent crime rate that is 90% lower than the Massachusetts average and 90% lower than the national average. For property crime, Dedham, MA is 27% higher than the Massachusetts average and 19% lower than the national average.

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The Dedham crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dedham as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Dedham crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dedham is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.54 daily crimes that occur in Dedham.
  • Dedham is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dedham you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dedham has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Dedham (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Dedham, MA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Massachusetts. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Dedham, MA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Massachusetts state wide, are 1.04 times more than the state average and 1.40 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Dedham, MA on a daily bases are 9.57 times less than than Massachusetts average and 9.81 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Dedham, MA are 1.27 times more than the daily state average and 1.24 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Dedham (higher is better)

How safe is Dedham, MA compared to other cities in Massachusetts and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Dedham, MA is safer than 55% of the cities in Massachusetts and 67% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Massachusetts and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Dedham, MA. Overall, Dedham, MA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dedham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dedham is 1 in 2541
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dedham is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dedham is 1 in 50
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Dedham, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Dedham, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2541. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 51 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Dedham, MA is 1 in 50.

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

A good indicator of whether Dedham, MA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Dedham, MA has decreased by 89%, while the property crime rate in Dedham, MA has increased by 32% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dedham, MA has increased by 10% year over year.

Dedham police department

ItemDedhamMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5711,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 57 Dedham police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.3% greater than the Massachusetts average and 30.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,8733295298
Sharon, MA5,84177341418
Lexington, MA32,93668392461
Wellesley, MA28,90945547592
Needham, MA30,16720576595
Arlington, MA44,408120507627
Cochituate, MA6,940123508630
Dedham, MA25,272391,9842,023

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Reedley, CA25,2737361,9322,668
Columbine, CO25,2812962,3622,658
Immokalee, FL25,2847324,5725,303
Cibolo, TX25,256851,0761,161
Salem, VA25,290952,0752,170
Dedham, MA25,272391,9842,023
Source: The Dedham, MA 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.