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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 85%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerwood/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)390 (estimate)2,4042,489
Murdern/an/an/a9.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a152.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a261.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)74 (estimate)454379
Burglaryn/an/an/a278.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,485.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a186.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)316 (estimate)1,9502,110

Key findings

  • Derwood crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Derwood are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Derwood you have a 1 in 257 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Derwood is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Derwood has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Derwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Derwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Derwood is 1 in 1359
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derwood is 1 in 317
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Derwood is 1 in 257

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

      Derwood police department

      ItemDerwoodMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

      Sex offenders in Maryland

      StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
      Maryland7,370135266
      There are a total of 7,370 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 135 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 49% less than the national average.

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      Source: The Derwood, MD 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.