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Crime rate in New London, Connecticut (CT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in New London, CT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in New London, CT

The 2019 crime rate in New London, CT is 198 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 New London crime rate fell by 32% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years New London has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous New London, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New London:

198.2
Groton:

116.6
Waterford:

64.6
Groton Long Point:

29.5
East Lyme:

35.8
Ledyard:

48.8
Stonington:

85.5
Norwich:

190.9
Westerly:

95.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in New London by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.7)
2
(7.5)
3
(10.8)
3
(10.9)
3
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(14.6)
1
(3.7)
4
(14.9)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(57.9)
17
(65.7)
14
(52.8)
18
(65.1)
10
(36.2)
23
(82.9)
22
(79.9)
18
(65.9)
11
(40.6)
24
(89.3)
30
(111.1)
19
(70.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(85.0)
56
(216.6)
50
(188.6)
41
(148.2)
45
(162.8)
50
(180.3)
40
(145.3)
26
(95.2)
30
(110.7)
33
(122.8)
39
(144.5)
32
(119.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
161
(621.8)
190
(734.8)
220
(829.7)
257
(928.8)
308
(1,114)
223
(804.0)
101
(366.9)
106
(388.1)
151
(557.4)
71
(264.1)
51
(188.9)
28
(104.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
165
(637.3)
216
(835.3)
257
(969.2)
227
(820.4)
183
(662.0)
236
(850.8)
180
(653.9)
138
(505.3)
130
(479.8)
98
(364.6)
113
(418.6)
90
(335.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
712
(2,750)
624
(2,413)
585
(2,206)
538
(1,944)
515
(1,863)
494
(1,781)
561
(2,038)
431
(1,578)
532
(1,964)
541
(2,013)
388
(1,437)
329
(1,225)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(289.7)
57
(220.4)
70
(264.0)
49
(177.1)
66
(238.8)
61
(219.9)
105
(381.5)
71
(260.0)
81
(299.0)
102
(379.5)
67
(248.2)
42
(156.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(30.9)
8
(30.9)
8
(30.2)
6
(21.7)
10
(36.2)
6
(21.6)
7
(25.4)
8
(29.3)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.1)
4
(14.9)
City-Data.com crime index381.7452.6457.0453.3462.3451.2338.7307.5320.6327.2291.5198.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 109 registered sex offenders living in New London, Connecticut as of November 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New London is 248 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
New London:

182.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
New London:

292.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
New London:

312.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
New London:

382.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
New London:

336.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
New London:

336.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
New London:

596.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New London:

696.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
New London:

625.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
New London:

577.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
New London:

556.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
New London:

419.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2005
New London:

394.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
New London:

275.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
New London:

214.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2019
New London:

151.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
New London:

192.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
New London:

230.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
New London:

239.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
New London:

219.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
New London:

289.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New London:

292.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New London:

261.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
New London:

287.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
New London:

343.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
New London:

320.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
New London:

308.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2005
New London:

331.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
New London:

187.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
New London:

190.3
U.S. Average:

334.1
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 85 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 85 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 83 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 92 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 85 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 84 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 83 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 97 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Connecticut average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 112 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 105 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Connecticut average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 104 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 106 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 94 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 91 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 90 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 94 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 99 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in New London, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06320, 06375.