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Brunswick, Maine Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Brunswick, Maine. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Brunswick compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Brunswick, Maine, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 4,552 total crimes reported in Brunswick, Maine (151 of them violent). Of the 506 crimes that happen every year in Brunswick, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brunswick, Maine every 17 hours.

Total Crime in Brunswick, Maine (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Brunswick, Maine for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Brunswick has lessened by 29%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 30%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 9 years in Brunswick. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Brunswick, Maine in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brunswick, Maine (2000-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Brunswick, Maine (2000-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Brunswick, Maine law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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