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Total crime 121%
Violent crime 248%
Property crime 99%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Bernardino/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,939n/a (estimate)5,5092,7722,489
Murder46n/a21.24.35.0
Rape140n/a64.637.542.6
Robbery906n/a418.1132.481.6
Assault1,766n/a814.9267.1250.2
Violent crime2,858n/a (estimate)1,319441379
Burglary2,029n/a936.3386.1340.5
Theft4,974n/a2,295.21,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2,078n/a958.9358.8219.9
Property crime9,081n/a (estimate)4,1902,3312,110

Key findings

  • San Bernardino crime rates are 121% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Bernardino are 248% higher than the national average
  • In San Bernardino you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Bernardino is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Bernardino has increased by 1%

San Bernardino crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In San Bernardino (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in San Bernardino, per 100,000 residents. In San Bernardino, the total number of daily crimes is 1.99 times more than the California average and 2.21 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in San Bernardino are 2.99 times more than the California average and 3.48 times more than the national average. For property crime, San Bernardino has a daily crime rate that is 1.80 times more than the California average and 1.99 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is San Bernardino (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of San Bernardino to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is San Bernardino safe? The gauges above illustrate that San Bernardino is safer than 2% of every city located within California along with 2% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, San Bernardino, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Bernardino

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Bernardino is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Bernardino is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Bernardino is 1 in 19
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In San Bernardino, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 76. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in San Bernardino is 1 in 19.

      Year Over Year Crime In San Bernardino (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in San Bernardino, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in San Bernardino has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in San Bernardino has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, San Bernardino has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      San Bernardino police department

      ItemSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)42851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.63.3
      There are a total of 428 San Bernardino police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.9% less than the California average and 38.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191981,0471,245
      Yucaipa, CA52,8863711,1881,558
      Fontana, CA205,2283421,4331,775
      Grand Terrace, CA12,3932921,8732,166
      Highland, CA54,4906501,6272,277
      Running Springs, CA4,6243721,9682,341
      Highgrove, CA4,5374022,1272,529
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Des Moines, IA212,8597124,0914,803
      Birmingham, AL212,4241,9126,3148,226
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509
      Source: The San Bernardino, CA 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.