Reported Annual Crime In West Laurel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Laurel/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,461 (estimate)2,7232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Laurel/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a9.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a27.941.7
Robberyn/an/an/a185.198.0
Assaultn/an/an/a278.2248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)268 (estimate)500383
Burglaryn/an/an/a388.4430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a224.2237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,193 (estimate)2,2222,362

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The West Laurel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West Laurel as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The West Laurel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Laurel is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4 daily crimes that occur in West Laurel.
  • West Laurel is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Laurel you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Laurel has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In West Laurel (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Laurel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Laurel is 1 in 373
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Laurel is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Laurel is 1 in 69

Year Over Year Crime In West Laurel (per 100,000 people)

West Laurel police department

ItemWest LaurelMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

Sex offenders in Maryland

StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
Maryland8,157149222
There are a total of 8,157 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 149 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 33% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerset, MD1,21570312382
Cabin John, MD1,95870312382
Garrett Park, MD1,05870312382
Kensington, MD2,11178349427
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94878349427
Derwood, MD2,01281360441
Brookmont, MD3,81095423518
West Laurel, MD4,3092681,1931,461

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarkson, NY4,3083161,3401,656
Pendleton, IN4,3072141,2991,513
Le Roy, NY4,3073401,4431,783
Del Mar, CA4,3122733,3203,593
Narberth, PA4,30523622645
West Laurel, MD4,3092681,1931,461
Source: The West Laurel, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.