Bridgton, ME Arrest Records

Bridgton, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.37 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 70th safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Bridgton, ME property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 19.98 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 86 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 30.08% compared to 2015.

Bridgton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bridgton 2016 decreased by 43.59% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 8 to 2 while non-violent crime decreased by 42.25% from 187 to 108.

5 Crimes In Bridgton, ME in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 86
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 3
Robbery 1
Aggravated assault 1

Other Cities in Maine with the Most Arrests

Among the 102 cities in state the most dangerous is Portland with 196 violent crimes that’s 15.63% of total of 1,254. Mexico has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 22 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Mexico 68.34
Skowhegan 46.61
Bangor 43.86
Rumford 43.39
Waterville 42.82

Safest Cities in Maine

Are you planning a move to Maine? Here are the safest cities in Maine with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bridgton is 1 out of 653 down by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Brewer and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cumberland.

City Arrests
Richmond 3.83
Rangeley 6.09
Fort Kent 6.35
Monmouth 6.74
North Berwick 6.85

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bridgton decreased by 75% from 2015 and decreased by 0% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bridgton was 92.11% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.037%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bridgton decreased by 42.25% from 2015 and increased by 12.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 96 to 108. In 2016 property crime rate in Bridgton was 29.7% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.998%.

How Bridgton stands up against other cities

Bridgton vs. Bar Harbor

You’ll be in more risk in Bridgton compared to Bar Harbor that had 43.86% lower crime rate compared to Bridgton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1850 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3746 in Bar Harbor city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Bar Harbor.

Bridgton vs. Gardiner

You’ll be in more safety in Bridgton compared to Gardiner that had 17.58% higher crime rate compared to Bridgton according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1850 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Gardiner city.
Burglary rates of 3.5153 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.1382 in Gardiner.

Names with the most arrests in Bridgton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridgton is 0.39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.58 daily crimes that occur in Bridgton.
  • Bridgton is more violent than Bar Harbor.
  • In Bridgton you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bridgton have decreased by 43.59%.