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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 95%
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 peopleTrinidad/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime383n/a (estimate)4,8193,0692,580
Murder0n/a0.03.75.0
Rape5n/a62.971.542.6
Robbery5n/a62.966.786.2
Assault33n/a415.3255.4246.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)541397381
Burglary73n/a918.6375.2376.0
Theft247n/a3,108.11,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft20n/a251.7380.5228.9
Property crime340n/a (estimate)4,2782,6722,200

Key findings

  • Trinidad crime rates are 87% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Trinidad are 42% higher than the national average
  • In Trinidad you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Trinidad is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Trinidad has decreased by 22%

Trinidad crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Trinidad (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Trinidad 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 Trinidad (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Colorado, are 1.57 times more than the state average and 1.87 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Trinidad on a daily basis are 1.36 times more than than Colorado average and 1.42 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Trinidad are 1.60 times more than the daily state average and 1.95 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Trinidad (higher is better)

      Is Trinidad safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Colorado as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Trinidad to other cities in the state and across the country, Trinidad is 12% safer than other cities of Colorado and 10% safer than other cities in the nation. Trinidad has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Trinidad

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Trinidad is 1 in 185
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Trinidad is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Trinidad is 1 in 21
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Trinidad, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 185. 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 Trinidad is 1 in 21.

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

      A good indicator of whether Trinidad is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Trinidad has increased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Trinidad has decreased by 26% year over year. The number of total crimes in Trinidad has decreased by 22% year over year.

      Trinidad police department

      ItemTrinidadColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.89.63.3
      There are a total of 34 Trinidad police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.2% less than the Colorado average and 17% 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
      El Moro, CO3545043,3893,892
      Jansen, CO2135873,9524,539
      Trinidad, CO8,2805414,2784,819

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Jefferson Station, NY8,2792731,1221,394
      Mount Vista, WA8,2792412,2732,514
      Princeton, TX8,2781771,7021,879
      Bellevue, PA8,2852582,2512,509
      Montvale, NJ8,2850229229
      Trinidad, CO8,2805414,2784,819
      Source: The Trinidad, 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.