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Crime rate in Brockton, Massachusetts (MA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Brockton by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(10.5)
6
(6.3)
10
(10.6)
8
(8.4)
11
(11.7)
9
(9.3)
9
(9.7)
9
(9.5)
6
(6.3)
9
(9.5)
12
(12.7)
6
(6.3)
3
(3.2)
7
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
44
(46.1)
52
(54.8)
47
(49.6)
42
(44.1)
42
(44.6)
53
(54.9)
61
(66.0)
61
(64.6)
48
(50.4)
87
(92.1)
64
(67.8)
67
(70.5)
83
(87.2)
93
(96.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
231
(241.8)
233
(245.7)
211
(222.7)
266
(279.4)
199
(211.3)
262
(271.6)
243
(263.0)
232
(245.8)
225
(236.5)
228
(241.4)
192
(203.3)
147
(154.7)
169
(177.5)
172
(179.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A870
(901.8)
773
(836.7)
858
(909.1)
809
(850.2)
838
(887.3)
724
(766.7)
722
(759.6)
774
(813.1)
645
(671.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
665
(696.2)
670
(706.5)
687
(725.1)
673
(706.9)
695
(737.9)
772
(800.2)
750
(811.8)
1,037
(1,098.7)
815
(856.5)
865
(915.8)
572
(605.8)
414
(435.6)
512
(537.9)
327
(340.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,327
(2,436.2)
2,283
(2,407.3)
2,282
(2,408.5)
2,163
(2,272.1)
2,163
(2,296.7)
2,042
(2,116.7)
1,675
(1,813.1)
1,805
(1,912.5)
2,046
(2,150.2)
2,100
(2,223.4)
2,098
(2,221.8)
1,474
(1,550.8)
1,498
(1,573.7)
1,250
(1,301.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,085
(1,135.9)
945
(996.4)
738
(778.9)
662
(695.4)
463
(491.6)
393
(407.4)
445
(481.7)
387
(410.0)
210
(220.7)
224
(237.2)
230
(243.6)
260
(273.5)
280
(294.2)
384
(399.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(24.1)
26
(27.4)
17
(17.9)
22
(23.1)
22
(23.4)
42
(43.5)
21
(22.7)
19
(20.1)
33
(34.7)
20
(21.2)
15
(15.9)
7
(7.4)
13
(13.7)
16
(16.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 279.5)553.3517.4498.9493.1468.2497.7486.5512.6457.6514.6444.7381.7416.1388.1

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Brockton, Massachusetts as of March 26, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Brockton to the number of sex offenders is 937 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Brockton, MA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Brockton, MA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Brockton:

388.1
Avon:

87.1
West Bridgewater:

143.8
Whitman:

75.3
Abington:

105.0
Holbrook:

148.0
Easton:

81.6
Stoughton:

153.5
East Bridgewater:

72.7
Violent crime rate in 2017
Brockton:

536.9
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Brockton:

588.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Brockton:

540.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Brockton:

578.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Brockton:

675.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Brockton:

606.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Brockton:

661.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Brockton:

635.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Brockton:

660.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Brockton:

626.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Brockton:

623.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Brockton:

193.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Brockton:

230.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Brockton:

205.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Brockton:

268.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Brockton:

329.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Brockton:

311.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Brockton:

376.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Brockton:

325.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Brockton:

327.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Brockton:

336.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Brockton:

359.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Brockton:

382.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Brockton:

411.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Brockton:

452.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Brockton:

464.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Brockton:

497.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 201 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 208 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Massachusetts average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 203 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 199 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 201 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 190 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 196 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 195 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 200 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 213 (184 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 220 (192 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Massachusetts average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 212 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Massachusetts average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 217 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Massachusetts average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 209 (182 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Massachusetts average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 218 (189 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Massachusetts average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Brockton
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 02301, 02302.