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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 83%
Property crime 78%
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 peopleDouglas/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime604n/a (estimate)3,8262,8962,489
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.050.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.088.181.6
Assault10n/a63.3311.9250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)63455379
Burglary88n/a557.5394.3340.5
Theft486n/a3,078.71,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a126.7249.4219.9
Property crime594n/a (estimate)3,7632,4412,110

Key findings

  • Douglas crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Douglas are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Douglas you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Douglas is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Douglas has decreased by 19%

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      Daily Crime In Douglas (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Douglas, per 100,000 residents. In Douglas, the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times more than the Arizona average and 1.54 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Douglas are 7.19 times less than the Arizona average and 5.99 times less than the national average. For property crime, Douglas has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times more than the Arizona average and 1.78 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Douglas (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Douglas to every other city in Arizona, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Douglas safe? The gauges above illustrate that Douglas is safer than 46% of every city located within Arizona along with 32% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arizona and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Douglas, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Douglas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Douglas is 1 in 1579
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Douglas is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Douglas is 1 in 27
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Douglas, Arizona? If you reside in Douglas, then there is a 1 in 1579 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 27. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 27 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Douglas.

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

      Determining whether Douglas is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Douglas violent crime rates have decreased by 91%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Douglas has decreased by 19% in the same time frame.

      Douglas police department

      ItemDouglasArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4612,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.13.3
      There are a total of 46 Douglas police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.4% less than the Arizona average and 20.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pirtleville, AZ1,5372551,3701,625
      Douglas, AZ16,764633,7633,826

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lemay, MO16,7626303,3583,988
      Welby, CO16,7715443,7024,246
      Laurel, VA16,7562692,1252,394
      Mount Vernon, OH16,7771621,8902,052
      Fayetteville, GA16,7802741,9072,181
      Douglas, AZ16,764633,7633,826
      Source: The Douglas, AZ 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.