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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 82%
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.
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 peopleFulton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)477 (estimate)2,5022,580
Murdern/an/an/a8.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a32.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a160.886.2
Assaultn/an/an/a267.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)89 (estimate)469381
Burglaryn/an/an/a312.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a200.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)387 (estimate)2,0332,200

Key findings

  • Fulton crime rates are 82% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fulton are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Fulton you have a 1 in 210 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fulton is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fulton has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Fulton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fulton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fulton is 1 in 1120
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fulton is 1 in 259
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fulton is 1 in 210

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

      Fulton police department

      ItemFultonMarylandNational
      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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      Garrett Park, MD1,05866285351
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      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874319392
      Kensington, MD2,11174319392
      Derwood, MD2,01276330406
      Brookmont, MD3,81089387477
      Fulton, MD3,09789387477

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      Loughman, FL3,0982151,2731,488
      Richgrove, CA3,0963411,8132,154
      Wolfdale, PA3,0981798711,050
      Bainbridge, OH3,09653415468
      Ticonderoga, NY3,0962289391,167
      Fulton, MD3,09789387477
      Source: The Fulton, 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.