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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleEast Providence/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime565n/a (estimate)1,1891,8802,580
Murder2n/a4.21.55.0
Rape12n/a25.245.542.6
Robbery5n/a10.542.986.2
Assault31n/a65.2129.2246.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)105219381
Burglary68n/a143.1265.8376.0
Theft399n/a839.51,250.31,594.6
Vehicle theft48n/a101.0144.8228.9
Property crime515n/a (estimate)1,0841,6612,200

Key findings

  • East Providence crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Providence are 72% lower than the national average
  • In East Providence you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Providence is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Providence has decreased by 13%

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

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      Daily Crime In East Providence (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in East Providence, RI per 100,000 people. In East Providence, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.58 times less than the Rhode Island average and 2.17 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in East Providence is 2.08 times less than the Rhode Island average and 3.62 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, East Providence has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times less than the Rhode Island average and 2.03 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is East Providence (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of East Providence to every other city in Rhode Island, as well as the entirety of the United States, is East Providence safe? The gauges above illustrate that East Providence is safer than 67% of every city located within Rhode Island along with 73% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Rhode Island and in the United States as a whole. As a result, East Providence, RI is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Providence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Providence is 1 in 951
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Providence is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Providence is 1 in 85
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in East Providence? In East Providence, you have a 1 in 951 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 93. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in East Providence, RI is 1 in 85.

      Year Over Year Crime In East Providence (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether East Providence is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. East Providence violent crime rates have decreased by 28%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for East Providence has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      East Providence police department

      ItemEast ProvidenceRhode IslandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1101,505558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 110 East Providence police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% less than the Rhode Island average and 28% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Rhode Island

      StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
      Rhode Island000

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Seekonk, MA2,814161602763
      Norton Center, MA2,732171637808
      Ocean Grove, MA2,669177662839
      Taunton, MA56,5044246211,045
      Somerset, MA18,2792158531,068
      Tiverton, RI7,4861011,0551,156
      North Westport, MA4,6942509331,183
      East Providence, RI47,2601051,0841,189

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      Pearl City, HI47,2412452,8223,067
      Ceres, CA47,2314642,9573,422
      Minot, ND47,3382742,0702,345
      Wauwatosa, WI47,3881132,5722,685
      Lawrence, IN47,4154282,2062,634
      East Providence, RI47,2601051,0841,189
      Source: The East Providence, RI 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.