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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleGarner/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)929 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)120 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)809 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Garner crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Garner are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Garner you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Garner is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Garner has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Garner (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garner

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garner is 1 in 837
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garner is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Garner is 1 in 108

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

      Garner police department

      ItemGarnerIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)53,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 5 Garner police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.2% less than the Iowa average and 50.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forest City, IA4,043200501701
      Britt, IA1,919111752863
      Ventura, IA7371511,0241,175
      Meservey, IA1772911,9732,264
      Hanlontown, IA2113012,0392,340
      Clear Lake, IA7,6443701,9982,368
      Fertile, IA3463202,1672,487
      Garner, IA3,091120809929

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Pittsburg, TN3,0921651,2871,452
      Brightwaters, NY3,09267274341
      Rugby, ND3,092751,0821,157
      Homestead Valley, CA3,0903411,8132,154
      Delshire, OH3,0921511,1761,327
      Garner, IA3,091120809929
      Source: The Garner, IA 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.