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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleNew Preston/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,397 (estimate)1,8882,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a23.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a61.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a120.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)153 (estimate)207381
Burglaryn/an/an/a222.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,244 (estimate)1,6812,200

Key findings

  • New Preston crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Preston are 60% lower than the national average
  • In New Preston you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Preston is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Preston has decreased by 6%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Preston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Preston is 1 in 653
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Preston is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Preston is 1 in 72

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

      New Preston police department

      ItemNew PrestonConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Litchfield, CT1,32955450505
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      New Preston, CT9961531,2441,397

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      New Preston, CT9961531,2441,397
      Source: The New Preston, 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.