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Total crime 274%
Violent crime 122%
Property crime 301%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSheridan/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime595n/a (estimate)9,6613,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape7n/a113.771.542.6
Robbery11n/a178.666.786.2
Assault34n/a552.0255.4246.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)844397381
Burglary47n/a763.1375.2376.0
Theft424n/a6,884.21,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft72n/a1,169.0380.5228.9
Property crime543n/a (estimate)8,8162,6722,200

Key findings

  • Sheridan crime rates are 274% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sheridan are 122% higher than the national average
  • In Sheridan you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sheridan is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sheridan has increased by 22%

Sheridan crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sheridan (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sheridan on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Colorado and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Sheridan (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 3.15 times more than the state average and 3.74 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Sheridan on a daily basis are 2.13 times more than than Colorado average and 2.22 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sheridan are 3.30 times more than the daily state average and 4.01 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Sheridan (higher is better)

      How safe is Sheridan, Colorado compared to other cities in Colorado and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Sheridan is safer than 3% of the cities in Colorado and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Colorado and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Sheridan. Overall, Sheridan is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sheridan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sheridan is 1 in 119
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheridan is 1 in 12
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheridan is 1 in 11
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sheridan? If you reside in Sheridan, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 119. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 12 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sheridan, is 1 in 11.

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

      Determining whether Sheridan is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Sheridan violent crime rates have increased by 158%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Sheridan has increased by 22% in the same time frame.

      Sheridan police department

      ItemSheridanColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.89.63.3
      There are a total of 34 Sheridan police officers. This results in 5.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.4% less than the Colorado average and 78.1% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900408408
      Inverness, CO1,18956375431
      Genesee, CO3,62576509585
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,4140697697
      Holly Hills, CO2,684100675775
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,518103694797
      Indian Hills, CO1,335106715821
      Sheridan, CO5,9658448,8169,661

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Countryside, IL5,9652591,2381,497
      Minot AFB, ND5,9642051,4901,696
      Simsbury Center, CT5,9681371,1091,245
      Dickson City, PA5,9704174,2704,687
      South Hooksett, NH5,9581421,0261,169
      Sheridan, CO5,9658448,8169,661
      Source: The Sheridan, CO 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.