Burlington Crime Statistics:
Theft crimes in Burlington had a significant decrease in 2011 but since returned to levels higher than Vermont. The state of Vermont has shown a consistent downward trend since 2012 at a faster rate than Burlingtons downward trend. The theft crime rate is reported by a combination of various types of property damage and burglaries.
The City of Burlington and Vermonts overall violent crime rate have been on a very fast downward trend. Although Burlingtons crime rate has been above Vermonts from 2010-2014, the significant gap from 2010 has been closing.