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Newport News Crime

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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 22 responses
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    68%
  • Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    18%
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    14%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 21 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    67%
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    24%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    5%
  • Not sure.
    5%

Newport News Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    263
    283
  • Murder
    17
    6
  • Rape
    48
    41
  • Robbery
    148
    136
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    496
    500
  • Theft
    2,255
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    319
    284
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