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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleWaterford/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime340n/a (estimate)1,7951,8882,580
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape3n/a15.823.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.061.486.2
Assault8n/a42.2120.2246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)58207381
Burglary8n/a42.2222.5376.0
Theft319n/a1,684.51,251.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a10.6206.7228.9
Property crime329n/a (estimate)1,7371,6812,200

Key findings

  • Waterford crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterford are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Waterford you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterford is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waterford has decreased by 22%

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      Daily Crime In Waterford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterford is 1 in 1722
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterford is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterford is 1 in 56

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

      Waterford police department

      ItemWaterfordConnecticutNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)535,593558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 53 Waterford police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.3% greater than the Connecticut average and 16.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Connecticut

      StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
      Connecticut6,088184266
      There are a total of 6,088 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 31% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Groton Long Point, CT4770196196
      Essex Village, CT2,20932264296
      Noank, CT1,88941330371
      Old Saybrook Center, CT1,83045367412
      Saybrook Manor, CT1,19353427480
      Mystic, CT4,24170566636
      Orient, NY717141582723
      Waterford, CT3,094581,7371,795

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Avondale Estates, GA3,0951562,1842,340
      Kekaha, HI3,0951431,6431,786
      Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake, WA3,0951751,6531,828
      Kingman, KS3,0932581,5471,805
      Ticonderoga, NY3,0962289391,167
      Waterford, CT3,094581,7371,795
      Source: The Waterford, CT 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.