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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleNorth Potomac/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)844 (estimate)2,0102,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a28.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a118.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a243.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)168 (estimate)400388
Burglaryn/an/an/a252.0314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,184.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.9246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)676 (estimate)1,6101,958

Key findings

  • North Potomac crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Potomac are 57% lower than the national average
  • In North Potomac you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Potomac is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Potomac has decreased by 16%

North Potomac crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In North Potomac (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Potomac

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Potomac is 1 in 596
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Potomac is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Potomac is 1 in 119

      Year Over Year Crime In North Potomac (per 100,000 people)

      North Potomac police department

      ItemNorth PotomacMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

      Sex offenders in Maryland

      StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
      Maryland7,370135266
      There are a total of 7,370 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 135 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 49% less than the national average.

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      Source: The North Potomac, MD 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.