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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleDenison/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime570n/a (estimate)2,2412,8102,489
Murder1n/a3.94.95.0
Rape22n/a86.551.142.6
Robbery5n/a19.7100.081.6
Assault78n/a306.7263.0250.2
Violent crime106n/a (estimate)417419379
Burglary103n/a405.0392.8340.5
Theft304n/a1,195.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft57n/a224.1267.2219.9
Property crime464n/a (estimate)1,8242,3912,110

Key findings

  • Denison crime rates are 10% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Denison are 10% higher than the national average
  • In Denison you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Denison is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Denison has decreased by 1%

Denison crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Denison (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Denison for every 100,000 residents. The Denison total amount of daily crime is 1.25 times less than the Texas average and 1.11 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Denison, is 1.01 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.10 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Denison has a daily crime average that is 1.31 times less than the Texas average and 1.16 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Denison (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Denison, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Denison safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Denison is safer than 29% of Texas cities, and 28% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Denison. At this time, Denison sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denison

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denison is 1 in 240
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denison is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Denison is 1 in 45
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Denison? If you reside in Denison, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 240. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 55 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Denison, is 1 in 45.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Denison, Texas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Denison has increased by 11%, the amount of property crime in Denison has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Denison has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Denison police department

      ItemDenisonTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5646,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
      There are a total of 56 Denison police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.4% less than the Texas average and 25.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pottsboro, TX2,40442252294
      Colbert, OK1,3296404801,120
      Preston, TX1,4811759991,175
      Calera, OK2,6271681,0111,179
      Bells, TX1,4731791,0231,203
      Sherwood Shores, TX1,1471891,0811,270
      Achille, OK36602,2182,218
      Denison, TX23,0804171,8242,241

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosemont, CA23,0816143,2463,860
      Solon, OH23,08548951999
      McDonough, GA23,0862742,7823,056
      East Peoria, IL23,0903121,8222,133
      Rosemount, MN23,09984585669
      Denison, TX23,0804171,8242,241
      Source: The Denison, TX 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.