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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleWestland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,550n/a (estimate)1,9032,1032,580
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape88n/a108.176.942.6
Robbery42n/a51.656.686.2
Assault186n/a228.4310.3246.8
Violent crime316n/a (estimate)388449381
Burglary221n/a271.4316.6376.0
Theft905n/a1,111.31,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft108n/a132.6174.6228.9
Property crime1,234n/a (estimate)1,5151,6542,200

Key findings

  • Westland crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westland are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Westland you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westland is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westland has decreased by 6%

Westland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Westland (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Westland, per 100,000 residents. In Westland, the total number of daily crimes is 1.10 times less than the Michigan average and 1.36 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Westland are 1.16 times less than the Michigan average and 1.02 times more than the national average. For property crime, Westland has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times less than the Michigan average and 1.45 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Westland (higher is better)

      Is Westland safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Westland to other cities in the state and across the country, Westland is 32% safer than other cities of Michigan and 34% safer than other cities in the nation. Westland has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westland is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westland is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westland is 1 in 53
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Westland? In Westland, MI you have a 1 in 258 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Westland.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Westland, MI is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Westland has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Westland has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Westland has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Westland police department

      ItemWestlandMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9810,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.13.3
      There are a total of 98 Westland police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.1% less than the Michigan average and 63.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Michigan

      StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
      Michigan40,460414266
      There are a total of 40,460 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 414 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 56% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11263232295
      Franklin, MI3,26292276367
      South Lyon, MI11,672102339441
      Beverly Hills, MI10,45048545593
      Berkley, MI15,23933566598
      Huntington Woods, MI6,33063553616
      Clawson, MI12,008100577677
      Westland, MI82,2183881,5151,903

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mission, TX82,2001101,8671,977
      Longview, TX82,1843993,0693,468
      Town 'n' Country, FL82,5544942,9293,423
      Warwick, RI81,881911,7071,798
      Redwood City, CA82,5952011,4221,623
      Westland, MI82,2183881,5151,903
      Source: The Westland, MI 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.