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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 26%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDouglas/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime412n/a (estimate)2,5682,7132,346
Murder0n/a0.06.96.5
Rape1n/a6.244.038.4
Robbery1n/a6.283.773.9
Assault15n/a93.5350.2279.7
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)106485388
Burglary67n/a417.6330.0314.2
Theft311n/a1,938.41,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theft17n/a106.0241.7246.0
Property crime395n/a (estimate)2,4622,2281,958

Key findings

  • Douglas crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Douglas are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Douglas you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Douglas is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Douglas has decreased by 33%

Douglas crime map

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

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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 1.06 times less than the Arizona average and 1.09 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Douglas are 4.58 times less than the Arizona average and 3.66 times less than the national average. For property crime, Douglas has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the Arizona average and 1.26 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 56% of every city located within Arizona along with 43% 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 944
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Douglas is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Douglas is 1 in 39
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Douglas, Arizona? If you reside in Douglas, then there is a 1 in 944 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 41. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 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 increased by 68%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 35% year over year. Total crimes for Douglas has decreased by 33% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pirtleville, AZ1,5372721,2511,523
      Douglas, AZ16,7641062,4622,568

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lemay, MO16,7626913,2203,911
      Welby, CO16,7716044,0494,654
      Laurel, VA16,7562701,8842,154
      Mount Vernon, OH16,7771621,8902,052
      Fayetteville, GA16,7801372,9233,060
      Douglas, AZ16,7641062,4622,568
      Source: The Douglas, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.