Bristol, RI Arrest Records

Bristol, RI is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.81 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 9th safest city in Rhode Island among the 33 cities.
Bristol, RI property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 6.75 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 127 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 16.45% compared to 2015.

Bristol Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bristol 2016 decreased by 19.62% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 13 to 18 while non-violent crime decreased by 23.47% from 196 to 150.

5 Crimes In Bristol, RI in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 127
Burglary 16
Aggravated assault 9
Legacy rape 8
Motor vehicle theft 7

Other Cities in Rhode Island with the Most Arrests

Among the 33 cities in state the most dangerous is Woonsocket with 212 violent crimes that’s 19.5% of total of 1,087. Newport has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 16 and lower than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Newport 31.44
Central Falls 29.93
Woonsocket 28.52
Warwick 20.69
Lincoln 20.67

Safest Cities in Rhode Island

Are you planning a move to Rhode Island? Here are the safest cities in Rhode Island with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bristol is 1 out of 699 down by 0.41% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Glocester and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Glocester.

City Arrests
Jamestown 6.73
Portsmouth 7.14
East Greenwich 7.16
West Greenwich 7.18
Barrington 7.46

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bristol increased by 38.46% from 2015 and increased by 50% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 12 to 18. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bristol was 82.74% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.081%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bristol decreased by 23.47% from 2015 and decreased by 51.77% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 311 to 150. In 2016 property crime rate in Bristol was 76.26% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.675%.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bristol is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.07 daily crimes that occur in Bristol.
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bristol have decreased by 19.62%.