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


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

Crime rate in Norwich, CT

The 2019 crime rate in Norwich, CT is 191 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 67.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Norwich crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Norwich has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Norwich, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Norwich:

190.9
Ledyard:

48.8
New London:

198.2
Waterford:

64.6
Groton:

116.6
Willimantic:

85.7
Plainfield:

83.7
East Lyme:

35.8
Groton Long Point:

29.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Norwich by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.5)
2
(5.4)
2
(4.9)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.0)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(62.9)
20
(55.0)
28
(76.8)
25
(68.6)
21
(56.5)
25
(61.6)
18
(44.4)
14
(34.6)
16
(39.7)
11
(27.4)
15
(37.7)
21
(53.3)
35
(89.0)
26
(66.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
68
(186.1)
47
(129.3)
49
(134.4)
44
(120.8)
46
(123.8)
45
(110.9)
35
(86.4)
29
(71.6)
23
(57.1)
28
(69.9)
21
(52.8)
33
(83.8)
27
(68.7)
22
(56.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(243.6)
103
(283.3)
100
(274.2)
94
(258.1)
75
(201.8)
61
(150.4)
45
(111.1)
86
(212.4)
114
(282.9)
86
(214.5)
84
(211.2)
49
(124.4)
46
(117.0)
101
(259.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
178
(487.1)
242
(665.7)
272
(745.8)
215
(590.4)
266
(715.9)
235
(579.3)
274
(676.3)
306
(755.8)
210
(521.1)
154
(384.2)
152
(382.2)
134
(340.2)
93
(236.5)
112
(287.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
754
(2,063)
626
(1,722)
610
(1,673)
797
(2,188)
656
(1,765)
570
(1,405)
639
(1,577)
644
(1,591)
588
(1,459)
432
(1,078)
419
(1,054)
428
(1,086)
362
(920.7)
368
(944.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(238.1)
85
(233.8)
62
(170.0)
67
(184.0)
49
(131.9)
51
(125.7)
50
(123.4)
52
(128.4)
50
(124.1)
39
(97.3)
50
(125.7)
39
(99.0)
43
(109.4)
53
(136.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(13.7)
15
(41.3)
19
(52.1)
6
(16.5)
19
(51.1)
16
(39.4)
15
(37.0)
7
(17.3)
6
(14.9)
6
(15.0)
7
(17.6)
8
(20.3)
8
(20.3)
5
(12.8)
City-Data.com crime index296.1273.7294.8297.4264.8229.3208.9223.4210.2173.6172.2167.8177.3190.9

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 115 registered sex offenders living in Norwich, Connecticut as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norwich is 345 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Norwich:

224.6
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Norwich:

181.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Norwich:

157.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Norwich:

174.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Norwich:

179.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Norwich:

209.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Norwich:

181.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Norwich:

148.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Norwich:

202.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Norwich:

230.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Norwich:

269.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Norwich:

286.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Norwich:

261.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Norwich:

283.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Norwich:

288.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Norwich:

170.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Norwich:

152.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Norwich:

125.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Norwich:

109.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Norwich:

137.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Norwich:

148.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Norwich:

145.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Norwich:

195.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Norwich:

250.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Norwich:

232.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Norwich:

205.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Norwich:

251.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Norwich:

255.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Norwich:

258.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Norwich:

254.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Norwich:

236.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Norwich:

254.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Norwich:

156.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Norwich:

160.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
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: 101 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 96 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 101 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 102 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 104 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 107 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 104 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 100 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Connecticut average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 90 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 89 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Connecticut average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 96 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 103 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 99 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 97 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 94 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 97 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 90 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Norwich, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06334, 06360, 06380, 06389.