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Total crime 100%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 100%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScotland/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)02,4582,346
Murder0n/a0.04.56.5
Rape0n/a0.067.138.4
Robbery0n/a0.030.773.9
Assault0n/a0.0399.1279.7
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0501388
Burglary0n/a0.0340.1314.2
Theft0n/a0.01,357.31,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0259.3246.0
Property crime0n/a (estimate)01,9571,958

Key findings

  • Scotland crime rates are 100% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Scotland are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Scotland you have a 0 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Scotland is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Scotland has not changed

Scotland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Scotland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scotland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scotland is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scotland is 0
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scotland is 0

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

      Scotland police department

      ItemScotlandSouth DakotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1995558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.23.3
      There are a total of 1 Scotland police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.4% less than the South Dakota average and 63.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in South Dakota

      StateTotal offendersSouth Dakota /100KNational /100K
      South Dakota000

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tyndall, SD1,067000
      Menno, SD663000
      Tripp, SD6680161161
      Freeman, SD1,2513938651,258
      Lesterville, SD986322,4713,103
      Tabor, SD3906542,5533,206
      Kaylor, SD666992,7323,431
      Scotland, SD791000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lilydale, MN791112859971
      Carnesville, GA7915662,8403,406
      Pembroke, KY7911121,1221,235
      Sharon Springs, KS7915152,6663,182
      Poplar, MT7916783,0603,738
      Scotland, SD791000
      Source: The Scotland, SD 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.