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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 74%
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 peopleRoland/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)658 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)85 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)574 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Roland crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Roland are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Roland you have a 1 in 152 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Roland is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Roland has decreased by 20%

Roland crime map

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      Daily Crime In Roland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roland is 1 in 1181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roland is 1 in 175
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Roland is 1 in 152

      Year Over Year Crime In Roland (per 100,000 people)

      Roland police department

      ItemRolandIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

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      Roland, IA1,31285574658

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      Roland, IA1,31285574658
      Source: The Roland, IA 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.