Property Crime in Wauwatosa and Around the State

The Federal Bureau of Investigation report on crime in the United States includes data from Wauwatosa and most other communities in the state. See what kinds of property crimes were reported here and how our city compares to others.

Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses data reported to it by nearly every law enforcement agency in the country to build a report on crime in the United States. The report includes data on reported crimes, from theft to homicide, arrests, trends and how many officers are employed in communities. 

Patch has taken the Wisconsin data and put it into a searchable database. Fill in Wauwatosa or the name of another community to see the number of reported property crimes in 2011, and click through to learn more about the types of offenses within each community.

Wauwatosa's property crime rate in 2011 was 38.67 per 1,000 population, while in Brookfield it was 26.81 per 1,000. West Allis reported 52.31 property crimes per 1,000, and Milwaukee 50.38 per 1,000.

In a related story, find out about violent crime in Wauwatosa and Wisconsin.

See the whole 2011 Crime in the United States report, and the 2010 report.


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