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Total crime 259%
Violent crime 351%
Property crime 244%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsBrentwood/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleDistrict of Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36,6069,271 (estimate)5,2115,3702,580
Murder160n/a22.822.85.0
Rape445n/a63.364.142.6
Robbery2,157n/a307.1343.886.2
Assault3,851n/a548.2565.3246.8
Violent crime6,6131,715 (estimate)941996381
Burglary1,786n/a254.3254.5376.0
Theft25,658n/a3,652.63,750.11,594.6
Vehicle theft2,549n/a362.9369.1228.9
Property crime29,9937,556 (estimate)4,2704,3742,200

Key findings

  • Brentwood crime rates are 259% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brentwood are 351% higher than the national average
  • In Brentwood you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brentwood is safer than 3% of the cities in District of Columbia
  • Year over year crime in Washington has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Brentwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brentwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brentwood is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brentwood is 1 in 14
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brentwood is 1 in 11

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

      Washington police department

      ItemBrentwoodWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,3324,332
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a6.96.9

      Sex offenders in District of Columbia

      StateTotal offendersDistrict of Columbia /100KNational /100K
      District of Columbia1,081204266
      There are a total of 1,081 sex offenders in District of Columbia. This yields a total of 204 sex offenders in District of Columbia per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ravensworth, VA2,17536301337
      Garrett Park, MD1,05866285351
      Somerset, MD1,21566285351
      Cabin John, MD1,95866285351
      Kensington, MD2,11174319392
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874319392
      Derwood, MD2,01276330406
      Washington, DC659,0099414,2705,211

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9436,4068,349
      Denver, CO663,3037303,6724,402
      Seattle, WA668,8496805,1495,829
      Nashville, TN643,7711,1134,0115,124
      Washington, DC659,0099414,2705,211
      Source: The Brentwood, Washington, DC 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.