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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleNew London/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime690n/a (estimate)2,5561,8882,580
Murder2n/a7.42.35.0
Rape30n/a111.123.542.6
Robbery39n/a144.561.486.2
Assault51n/a188.9120.2246.8
Violent crime122n/a (estimate)452207381
Burglary113n/a418.6222.5376.0
Theft388n/a1,437.31,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft67n/a248.2206.7228.9
Property crime568n/a (estimate)2,1041,6812,200

Key findings

  • New London crime rates are 1% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New London are 19% higher than the national average
  • In New London you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New London is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New London has decreased by 21%

New London crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in New London, CT per 100,000 people. In New London, the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.01 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in New London is 2.18 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.19 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, New London has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times more than the Connecticut average and 1.05 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is New London (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in New London, Connecticut compared to other areas of Connecticut, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is New London safe? In the graphs above, it shows that New London is safer than 10% of Connecticut cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Connecticut, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than New London. At this time, New London sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New London

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New London is 1 in 222
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New London is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New London is 1 in 40
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In New London, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 222. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 48 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in New London is 1 in 40.

      Year Over Year Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether New London is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. New London violent crime rates have decreased by 8%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for New London has decreased by 21% in the same time frame.

      New London police department

      ItemNew LondonConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)975,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
      There are a total of 97 New London police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% greater than the Connecticut average and 7.9% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Groton Long Point, CT4770196196
      Noank, CT1,88941330371
      Old Saybrook Center, CT1,83045367412
      Mystic, CT4,24170566636
      East Marion, NY911141582723
      Fishers Island, NY303141582723
      Orient, NY717141582723
      New London, CT27,2184522,1042,556

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deer Park, NY27,2233341,3741,708
      Anderson, SC27,2066173,8134,429
      West Islip, NY27,2312561,0551,311
      Lindenhurst, NY27,2343441,4141,758
      Glen Cove, NY27,24615403417
      New London, CT27,2184522,1042,556
      Source: The New London, CT 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.