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Brookfield, Wisconsin Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Brookfield, Wisconsin. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Brookfield compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Brookfield, Wisconsin, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 12,504 total crimes reported in Brookfield, Wisconsin (279 of them violent). Of the 1,250 crimes that occur a year in Brookfield, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brookfield, Wisconsin every 7 hours. This includes 3 murders, 15 rapes, and more than eleven thousand thefts (including 287 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Brookfield, Wisconsin for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Brookfield increased by 63 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 43 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Brookfield. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three thousand for Brookfield, Wisconsin in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brookfield, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Brookfield, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Brookfield, Wisconsin law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Brookfield conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.