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Great Barrington, MA Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Great Barrington, Massachusetts


Population: 7,431 in 2009

Great Barrington, MA Map
The Great Barrington, MA crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Great Barrington, MA Crime Categories
Great Barrington Law Enforcement
Great Barrington Violent Crimes
Great Barrington Forcible Rapes
Great Barrington Murders
Great Barrington Robbery
Great Barrington Aggravated Assaults
Great Barrington Property Crimes
Great Barrington Burglary
Great Barrington Larceny
Great Barrington Motor Vehicle
Great Barrington Arson
Great Barrington, MA Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Total Employees
15
Officers
14
Civilians
1
Year
2008
Total Employees
15
Officers
14
Civilians
1
Year
2007
Total Employees
14
Officers
13
Civilians
1
Year
2006
Total Employees
14
Officers
13
Civilians
1
Great Barrington, MA Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts law enforcement had 7 violent crimes reported. With a population of 7,431 in 2009, there were 9.4 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 27, 12 and 13, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.4
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.7
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
12
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.2
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
27
Occurrences (per 10k)
36.1
Great Barrington, MA Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 0.0 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 7,431 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Great Barrington in 2009 was 0. There were 2 known offenses in 2006, 2 in 2007, and 2 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Great Barrington, MA Murder Statistics
Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 0 murders in 2009. With a total population of 7431 in 2009, there were 0.0 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The murder rates in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 0, 1 and 0, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Great Barrington, MA Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 2009 was 6. Great Barrington had 8.1 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 7,431 in 2009. In Great Barrington there were 23 offenses in 2006, 9 in 2007, and 9 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
6
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.1
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.2
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.1
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
30.7
Great Barrington, MA Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 1 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 7,431 in 2009 people living in Great Barrington, in 2009 there were 1.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 2 robberies in 2006, 0 in 2007 and 2 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Great Barrington, MA Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 175 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Great Barrington was 7,431 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 235.5. Looking back at the previous three years in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, you will see that there were 124 property crimes in 2006, 143 in 2007 and 126 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
175
Occurrences (per 10k)
235.5
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
126
Occurrences (per 10k)
171.4
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
143
Occurrences (per 10k)
192.6
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
124
Occurrences (per 10k)
165.6
Great Barrington, MA Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 2009 was 50. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 7,431 in 2009 in 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 67.3 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Great Barrington there were 23 burglary offenses in 2006, 31 in 2007, and 37 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
50
Occurrences (per 10k)
67.3
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
37
Occurrences (per 10k)
50.3
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
31
Occurrences (per 10k)
41.8
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
23
Occurrences (per 10k)
30.7
Great Barrington, MA Larceny Statistics
Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 121 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 7,431 in 2009 people living in Great Barrington that year, there were 162.8 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 94 larceny-thefts in 2006, 107 in 2007 and 85 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
121
Occurrences (per 10k)
162.8
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
85
Occurrences (per 10k)
115.6
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
144.1
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
94
Occurrences (per 10k)
125.6
Great Barrington, MA Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Great Barrington, Massachusetts law enforcement had 4 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 7,431 in 2009 in Great Barrington, there were 5.4 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 7, 5 and 4, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.4
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.4
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.7
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.4
Great Barrington, MA Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Great Barrington in 2009 was 1. Great Barrington, Massachusetts had 1.3 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 7,431 in 2009. In Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the known offenses of arson were 0 in 2006, 0 in 2007, and 1 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Great Barrington, MA
Year
2009
Population
7,431
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.3
Year
2008
Population
7,353
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.4
Year
2007
Population
7,423
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
7,486
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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