if you were to become a victim of burglary, what are the chances that police could catch the criminal? considering the fact that property crimes are notoriously hard to solve in the united states—and that the data varies from state to state—it may not be likely.
still, some burglaries do result in arrests. our data analyst looked at fbi crime reports for each state to compare the total number of reported burglaries to the number of burglary arrests. read on to find your state’s ranking and learn what you can do to help police catch these criminals now and in the future.