Brighton, CO Arrest Records

Brighton, CO is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.73 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 85th safest city in Colorado among the 114 cities.
Brighton, CO property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 34.62 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 994 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 2.26% compared to 2015.

Brighton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Brighton 2016 increased by 6.21% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 135 to 143 while non-violent crime increased by 6.24% from 1,250 to 1,328.

5 Crimes In Brighton, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 994
Motor vehicle theft 175
Burglary 159
Aggravated assault 82
Legacy rape 45

Other Cities in Colorado with the Most Arrests

Among the 114 cities in state the most dangerous is Denver with 4,597 violent crimes that’s 29.6% of total of 15,533. Lakeside has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Black Hawk 1,642.86
Cripple Creek 83.70
Pueblo 77.82
Walsenburg 75.58
Lone Tree 73.57

Safest Cities in Colorado

Are you planning a move to Colorado? Here are the safest cities in Colorado with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Brighton is 1 out of 235 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Windsor and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Eaton.

City Arrests
Eaton 1.59
Dacono 2.03
Limon 3.13
Rangely 4.21
Ault 4.26

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Brighton increased by 5.93% from 2015 and increased by 62.5% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 88 to 143. In 2016 violent crime rate in Brighton was 20.57% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.373%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Brighton increased by 6.24% from 2015 and increased by 22.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,088 to 1,328. In 2016 property crime rate in Brighton was 21.79% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.462%.

How Brighton stands up against other cities

Brighton vs. Wheat Ridge

You’ll be in more safety in Brighton compared to Wheat Ridge that had 32.94% higher crime rate compared to Brighton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.1375 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.1026 in Wheat Ridge city.
Larceny rates of 25.9104 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 33.3556 in Wheat Ridge.

Brighton vs. Littleton

You’ll be in more risk in Brighton compared to Littleton that had 25.88% lower crime rate compared to Brighton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.1375 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4229 in Littleton city.
Larceny rates of 25.9104 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 19.1803 in Littleton.

Names with the most arrests in Brighton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 61.54% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brighton is 0.16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 10.51 daily crimes that occur in Brighton.
  • Brighton is safer than Wheat Ridge.
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Brighton have increased by 6.21%.