Bedford, MA Arrest Records

Bedford, MA is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.42 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 14th safest city in Massachusetts among the 269 cities.
Bedford, MA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 3.43 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 45 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 21.62% compared to 2015.

Bedford Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bedford 2016 decreased by 12.7% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 8 to 6 while non-violent crime decreased by 10.91% from 55 to 49.

5 Crimes In Bedford, MA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 45
Aggravated assault 4
Burglary 4
Robbery 2
Murder 0

Other Cities in Massachusetts with the Most Arrests

Among the 269 cities in state the most dangerous is Boston with 4,767 violent crimes that’s 19.78% of total of 24,103. Holyoke has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 19 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holyoke 60.12
West Springfield 48.59
North Adams 46.65
Springfield 43.22
Hadley 43.19

Safest Cities in Massachusetts

Are you planning a move to Massachusetts? Here are the safest cities in Massachusetts with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bedford is 1 out of 267 down by 0.05% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Franklin and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Wayland.

City Arrests
Wayland 0.80
Groveland 1.92
Norfolk 2.08
Topsfield 2.12
Norton 2.21

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bedford decreased by 25% from 2015 and increased by 20% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 6. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bedford was 91.05% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.042%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bedford decreased by 10.91% from 2015 and decreased by 65.97% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 144 to 49. In 2016 property crime rate in Bedford was 87.93% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.343%.

How Bedford stands up against other cities

Bedford vs. Holliston

You’ll be in more safety in Bedford compared to Holliston that had 15.15% higher crime rate compared to Bedford according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Holliston city.
Burglary rates of 0.2801 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.8870 in Holliston.

Bedford vs. Oxford

You’ll be in more safety in Bedford compared to Oxford that had 316.69% higher crime rate compared to Bedford according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1401 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Oxford city.
Burglary rates of 0.2801 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.6628 in Oxford.

Names with the most arrests in Bedford

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 Bedford is 0.88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Bedford.
  • Bedford is safer than Holliston.
  • In Bedford you have a 1 in 260 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bedford have decreased by 12.7%.