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Total crime 191%
Violent crime 751%
Property crime 94%
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 peopleKotzebue/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime246n/a (estimate)7,5164,1862,580
Murder1n/a30.66.45.0
Rape19n/a580.5161.642.6
Robbery12n/a366.6121.586.2
Assault74n/a2,260.9595.4246.8
Violent crime106n/a (estimate)3,239885381
Burglary20n/a611.1539.6376.0
Theft92n/a2,810.92,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft28n/a855.5541.9228.9
Property crime140n/a (estimate)4,2773,3012,200

Key findings

  • Kotzebue crime rates are 191% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kotzebue are 751% higher than the national average
  • In Kotzebue you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kotzebue is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kotzebue has decreased by 22%

Kotzebue crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kotzebue (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kotzebue

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kotzebue is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kotzebue is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kotzebue is 1 in 14

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

      Kotzebue police department

      ItemKotzebueAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)181,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.45.43.3
      There are a total of 18 Kotzebue police officers. This results in 5.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.2% greater than the Alaska average and 66% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alaska

      StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
      Alaska3,433490266
      There are a total of 3,433 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 490 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 84% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kotzebue, AK3,2883,2394,2777,516

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Orange, OH3,28853415468
      Manor, PA3,28730119148
      Mount Pleasant, UT3,2891161,4241,541
      Athens, PA3,2872511,1901,441
      Marysville, KS3,2901531,6221,775
      Kotzebue, AK3,2883,2394,2777,516
      Source: The Kotzebue, AK 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.