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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleDerby/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)2,1171,6102,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape4n/a32.121.642.6
Robbery11n/a88.254.181.6
Assault9n/a72.2105.0250.2
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)192184379
Burglary39n/a312.8180.7340.5
Theft179n/a1,435.71,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theft22n/a176.5167.3219.9
Property crime240n/a (estimate)1,9251,4272,110

Key findings

  • Derby crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Derby are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Derby you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Derby is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Derby has decreased by 19%

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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Compare Derby, CT Crime

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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 1.32 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.18 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Derby are 1.05 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.97 times less than the national average. For property crime, Derby has a daily crime rate that is 1.35 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.10 times less 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 20% of cities in Connecticut and 47% 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 520
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derby is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Derby is 1 in 48
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Derby, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 520. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 52 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 48.

      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 37%, while the property crime rate in Derby has decreased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Derby has decreased by 19% 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, CT1,69426200226
      Newtown, CT2,00922205227
      Woodmont, CT1,42550389439
      Westport, CT27,51114681695
      Shelton, CT40,97953736790
      Heritage Village, CT3,875105818923
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031301,0101,140
      Derby, CT12,7551921,9252,117

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kewanee, IL12,7554463,9234,369
      Auburn, IN12,7583641,9362,301
      St. Marys, PA12,7483521,6141,966
      Parker, SC12,7437294,1974,926
      Short Hills, NJ12,77179509588
      Derby, CT12,7551921,9252,117
      Source: The Derby, 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.