Reported Annual Crime In Lawton

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime46n/a (estimate)2,4732,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape3n/a161.370.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.065.198.0
Assault6n/a322.6308.5248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)484450394
Burglary3n/a161.3357.8430.4
Theft33n/a1,774.21,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a53.8196.5237.4
Property crime37n/a (estimate)1,9891,8002,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lawton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.78 daily crimes that occur in Lawton.
  • Lawton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lawton you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lawton has decreased by 6%.

Compare Lawton, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lawton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Lawton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lawton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lawton is 1 in 207
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lawton is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lawton is 1 in 41

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

Lawton police department

ItemLawtonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)610,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.13.3
There are a total of 6 Lawton police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53% greater than the Michigan average and 2.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Parchment, MI1,931190759949
Marcellus, MI1,0392158591,073
Schoolcraft, MI1,431641,4641,528
Mattawan, MI2,2824131,3431,756
Westwood, MI9,6044011,6022,003
Dowagiac, MI5,8635332,1332,666
Gobles, MI8236232,4923,115
Lawton, MI1,6404841,9892,473

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bridgeport, NE1,6401381,0221,160
Edgerton, KS1,6401711,1581,329
Bainbridge, PA1,640115604719
Roberts, WI1,641123697821
Mowbray Mountain, TN1,6392039151,118
Lawton, MI1,6404841,9892,473
Source: The Lawton, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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