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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleGarland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,113n/a (estimate)2,9692,7782,580
Murder9n/a3.84.65.0
Rape114n/a47.651.242.6
Robbery246n/a102.798.486.2
Assault290n/a121.0256.6246.8
Violent crime659n/a (estimate)275411381
Burglary1,113n/a464.6410.8376.0
Theft4,514n/a1,884.21,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft827n/a345.2243.2228.9
Property crime6,454n/a (estimate)2,6942,3672,200

Key findings

  • Garland crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Garland are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Garland you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Garland is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Garland has decreased by 16%

Garland crime map

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

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Compare Garland, TX Crime

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      Daily Crime In Garland (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Garland, Texas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Garland are 1.07 times more than the Texas average and 1.15 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Garland are 1.49 times less than than Texas and 1.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Garland are 1.14 times more than than Texas and 1.22 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Garland (higher is better)

      How safe is Garland, Texas compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Garland is safer than 34% of the cities in Texas and 33% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Garland. Overall, Garland is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garland is 1 in 364
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garland is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Garland is 1 in 34
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Garland? In Garland, TX you have a 1 in 364 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Garland.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Garland is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Garland has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 14% in Garland, while property crimes in Garland have decreased by 16%. Total crime has decreased by 16% year over year.

      Garland police department

      ItemGarlandTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43246,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
      There are a total of 432 Garland police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.8% less than the Texas average and 43.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Talty, TX1,47958332390
      McLendon-Chisholm, TX2,00564371436
      St. Paul, TX1,23567384451
      Fate, TX9,23469485554
      Murphy, TX20,01547536583
      Parker, TX4,24142569611
      Heath, TX7,99278604682
      Garland, TX234,8102752,6942,969

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951662,2292,394
      Hialeah, FL235,6262202,2152,435
      Chesapeake, VA233,1944042,1422,546
      Reno, NV237,1216482,3993,047
      Irving, TX232,0132092,3612,570
      Garland, TX234,8102752,6942,969
      Source: The Garland, TX 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.