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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleGales Ferry/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)762 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)84 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)679 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • Gales Ferry crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gales Ferry are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Gales Ferry you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gales Ferry is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gales Ferry has decreased by 6%

Gales Ferry crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Gales Ferry (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gales Ferry

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gales Ferry is 1 in 1197
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gales Ferry is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gales Ferry is 1 in 132

      Year Over Year Crime In Gales Ferry (per 100,000 people)

      Gales Ferry police department

      ItemGales FerryConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

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      Source: The Gales Ferry, CT 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.