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Total crime 208%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 242%
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 peopleSheridan/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime478n/a (estimate)7,6692,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape4n/a64.267.242.6
Robbery7n/a112.363.681.6
Assault17n/a272.7246.3250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)449381379
Burglary37n/a593.6348.4340.5
Theft369n/a5,920.11,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft44n/a705.9384.0219.9
Property crime450n/a (estimate)7,2202,5912,110

Key findings

  • Sheridan crime rates are 208% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sheridan are 18% higher than the national average
  • In Sheridan you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sheridan is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sheridan has decreased by 21%

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 2.58 times more than the state average and 3.08 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Sheridan on a daily basis are 1.18 times more than than Colorado average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sheridan are 2.79 times more than the daily state average and 3.42 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 11% of the cities in Colorado and 11% 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 223
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheridan is 1 in 14
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheridan is 1 in 14
      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 223. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 14 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 14.

      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 decreased by 47%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Sheridan has decreased by 21% 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
      Inverness, CO1,18953364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Genesee, CO3,62573494566
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,51899673772
      Indian Hills, CO1,335102693795
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946
      Sheridan, CO5,9654497,2207,669

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Countryside, IL5,9651513,0383,190
      Minot AFB, ND5,9642081,4441,652
      Simsbury Center, CT5,9681219411,063
      Dickson City, PA5,9704174,2704,687
      South Hooksett, NH5,9581259941,119
      Sheridan, CO5,9654497,2207,669
      Source: The Sheridan, CO 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.