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Virginia Beach Crime

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 280 responses
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    64%
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    28%
  • Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    8%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 276 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    59%
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    19%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    13%
  • Not sure.
    8%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    1%
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Virginia Beach Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    63
    283
  • Murder
    5
    6
  • Rape
    23
    41
  • Robbery
    59
    136
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    191
    500
  • Theft
    1,873
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    112
    284
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