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


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

Crime rate in Putnam, CT

The 2019 crime rate in Putnam, CT is 133 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 52.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 Putnam crime rate fell by 14% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Putnam has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Putnam, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Putnam:

132.6
Webster:

261.3
Dudley:

113.6
Glocester:

20.9
Burrillville:

51.4
Foster:

53.9
Douglas:

46.5
Oxford:

139.4
Southbridge:

239.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Putnam by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(21.6)
3
(32.1)
7
(75.0)
7
(74.9)
3
(31.7)
3
(31.2)
6
(62.6)
5
(52.8)
6
(63.6)
3
(32.0)
4
(42.9)
4
(43.0)
7
(75.1)
9
(96.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(43.1)
6
(64.2)
3
(32.2)
5
(53.5)
3
(31.7)
2
(20.8)
3
(31.3)
2
(21.1)
8
(84.8)
5
(53.3)
3
(32.2)
3
(32.3)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(183.3)
13
(139.0)
14
(150.1)
16
(171.3)
24
(253.8)
40
(416.6)
20
(208.6)
19
(200.8)
15
(159.0)
17
(181.3)
18
(192.9)
19
(204.5)
19
(203.8)
9
(96.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(506.8)
29
(310.1)
27
(289.4)
33
(353.2)
32
(338.3)
32
(333.3)
51
(531.9)
29
(306.5)
31
(328.5)
22
(234.7)
19
(203.6)
24
(258.3)
21
(225.2)
9
(96.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
174
(1,876)
180
(1,925)
146
(1,565)
126
(1,349)
139
(1,470)
127
(1,323)
142
(1,481)
141
(1,490)
125
(1,325)
70
(746.7)
88
(943.1)
86
(925.4)
74
(793.6)
56
(597.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(97.1)
8
(85.5)
10
(107.2)
8
(85.6)
5
(52.9)
6
(62.5)
7
(73.0)
7
(74.0)
8
(84.8)
1
(10.7)
5
(53.6)
6
(64.6)
4
(42.9)
7
(74.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(32.4)
6
(64.2)
2
(21.4)
1
(10.7)
6
(63.4)
2
(20.8)
3
(31.3)
3
(31.7)
1
(10.6)
2
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.7)
2
(21.3)
City-Data.com crime index185.2178.3191.1195.8172.3195.8203.5175.8190.9125.0138.8145.3155.0132.6

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 27 registered sex offenders living in Putnam, Connecticut as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Putnam is 355 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Putnam:

144.0
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Putnam:

182.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Putnam:

161.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Putnam:

155.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Putnam:

149.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Putnam:

185.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Putnam:

163.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Putnam:

182.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Putnam:

249.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Putnam:

174.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Putnam:

187.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Putnam:

166.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Putnam:

133.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Putnam:

134.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Putnam:

124.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Putnam:

131.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Putnam:

40.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Putnam:

60.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Putnam:

91.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Putnam:

107.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Putnam:

95.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Putnam:

85.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Putnam:

144.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Putnam:

146.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Putnam:

191.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Putnam:

142.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Putnam:

149.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Putnam:

150.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Putnam:

152.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Putnam:

171.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Putnam:

209.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Putnam:

188.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Putnam:

141.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Putnam:

172.2
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: 23 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Connecticut average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Connecticut average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Connecticut average:

2.26

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

Zip codes: 06260.