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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 6%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerby/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime329n/a (estimate)2,6251,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape3n/a23.923.542.6
Robbery20n/a159.661.486.2
Assault15n/a119.7120.2246.8
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)303207381
Burglary40n/a319.1222.5376.0
Theft216n/a1,723.21,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft35n/a279.2206.7228.9
Property crime291n/a (estimate)2,3221,6812,200

Key findings

  • Derby crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Derby are 20% lower than the national average
  • In Derby you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Derby is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Derby has decreased by 1%

Derby crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Derby (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Derby, per 100,000 residents. In Derby, the total number of daily crimes is 1.39 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.02 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Derby are 1.46 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.26 times less than the national average. For property crime, Derby has a daily crime rate that is 1.38 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.06 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Derby (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Derby in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Derby safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Derby being safer than 15% of cities in Connecticut and 35% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Connecticut cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Derby. In conclusion, Derby ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Derby

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Derby is 1 in 330
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derby is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Derby is 1 in 39
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Derby, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 330. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 44 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 Derby is 1 in 39.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Derby, CT is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Derby has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Derby has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Derby has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Derby police department

      ItemDerbyConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)335,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Derby police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% less than the Connecticut average and 21.4% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Southport, CT1,69429236265
      Newtown, CT2,00921435457
      Woodmont, CT1,42556459515
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Westport, CT27,51111852863
      Heritage Village, CT3,8751199631,082
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031461,1891,336
      Derby, CT12,7553032,3222,625

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kewanee, IL12,7552823,9394,221
      Auburn, IN12,758531,2781,331
      St. Marys, PA12,7483521,7142,066
      Parker, SC12,7436974,3085,005
      Short Hills, NJ12,77179535614
      Derby, CT12,7553032,3222,625
      Source: The Derby, 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.