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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 50%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleNew Preston/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,192 (estimate)1,6102,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a21.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a54.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a105.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)136 (estimate)184379
Burglaryn/an/an/a180.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,078.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a167.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,056 (estimate)1,4272,110

Key findings

  • New Preston crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Preston are 64% lower than the national average
  • In New Preston you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Preston is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Preston has decreased by 15%

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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 735
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Preston is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Preston is 1 in 84

      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, CT1,32949382431
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,85258452510
      Woodbury Center, CT1,52066510576
      Amenia, NY1,148133510644
      Pawling, NY2,053147564711
      New Milford, CT7,08056674730
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,10393719811
      New Preston, CT9961361,0561,192

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      New Preston, CT9961361,0561,192
      Source: The New Preston, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.