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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 182%
Property crime 11%
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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. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast Brooklyn/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime177,3203,271 (estimate)2,1361,7752,346
Murder468n/a5.64.26.5
Rape2,253n/a27.128.338.4
Robbery13,182n/a158.890.673.9
Assault32,056n/a386.2240.7279.7
Violent crime47,9591,095 (estimate)578364388
Burglary13,907n/a167.5165.5314.2
Theft106,196n/a1,279.41,143.61,398.0
Vehicle theft9,258n/a111.5101.7246.0
Property crime129,3612,176 (estimate)1,5591,4111,958

Key findings

  • East Brooklyn crime rates are 39% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Brooklyn are 182% higher than the national average
  • In East Brooklyn you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Brooklyn is safer than 29% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in New York has increased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In East Brooklyn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Brooklyn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Brooklyn is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Brooklyn is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Brooklyn is 1 in 31

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

      New York police department

      ItemEast BrooklynNew YorkNew York
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a49,283109,351
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.92.9

      Sex offenders in New York

      StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
      New York25,064137266
      There are a total of 25,064 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 137 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 48% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Long Beach, NY33,67039137176
      Hasbrouck Heights, NJ12,1240242242
      Roslyn Harbor, NY1,00051198249
      Kensington, NY1,17651198249
      Bellerose, NY1,31851198249
      Hewlett Harbor, NY1,24751198249
      Greenvale, NY1,46251198249
      New York, NY8,461,9615781,5592,136

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727222,1482,870
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      New York, NY8,461,9615781,5592,136
      Source: The East Brooklyn, New York, NY 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.