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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 54%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeridian/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,037 (estimate)3,2572,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a62.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a68.373.9
Assaultn/an/an/a286.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)135 (estimate)423388
Burglaryn/an/an/a400.3314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a524.3246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)902 (estimate)2,8341,958

Key findings

  • Meridian crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Meridian are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Meridian you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Meridian is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Meridian has increased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Meridian (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meridian

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meridian is 1 in 743
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meridian is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Meridian is 1 in 97

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

      Meridian police department

      ItemMeridianColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18959398457
      Holly Hills, CO2,684107716823
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,518110736846
      Ponderosa Park, CO3,226127850977
      Elizabeth, CO1,174639431,006
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Castle Pines, CO10,3891611,0801,241
      Meridian, CO3,3271359021,037

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crestview Hills, KY3,32759409468
      Sugar Creek, MO3,3277343,3654,099
      West Point, VA3,32692830922
      West Point, VA3,3262469851,231
      Cassville, MO3,3284258,7769,201
      Meridian, CO3,3271359021,037
      Source: The Meridian, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.