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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 6%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsBrightwood/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,4022,661 (estimate)3,5011,5072,489
Murder20n/a13.02.25.0
Rape81n/a52.532.042.6
Robbery358n/a232.052.481.6
Assault938n/a607.9241.0250.2
Violent crime1,397679 (estimate)905328379
Burglary746n/a483.5179.0340.5
Theft2,766n/a1,792.5911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft493n/a319.589.0219.9
Property crime4,0051,982 (estimate)2,5951,1802,110

Key findings

  • Brightwood crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brightwood are 79% higher than the national average
  • In Brightwood you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brightwood is safer than 44% of the cities in Massachusetts
  • Year over year crime in Springfield has decreased by 3%

Brightwood crime map

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      Daily Crime In Brightwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brightwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brightwood is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brightwood is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brightwood is 1 in 38

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

      Springfield police department

      ItemBrightwoodSpringfieldMassachusetts
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a41311,659
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.72.2

      Sex offenders in Massachusetts

      StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
      Massachusetts4,55172266
      There are a total of 4,551 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Granby, CT1,47149377426
      Belchertown, MA3,120105362467
      Granby, MA1,475142330472
      Suffield Depot, CT1,53461473534
      Crystal Lake, CT2,06864495559
      Somers, CT1,80971550621
      Tariffville, CT1,31573565638
      Springfield, MA153,9919052,5953,501

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Macon-Bibb County, GA153,9255523,8504,402
      Hayward, CA154,5073423,0243,365
      Pasadena, TX153,2865462,5123,058
      Cary, NC155,82266904970
      Salinas, CA155,8894982,2512,749
      Springfield, MA153,9919052,5953,501
      Source: The Brightwood, Springfield, MA 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.