This page contains crime rates for Cochise County, Arizona. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Cochise County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Cochise County, Arizona, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 38,378 total crimes reported in Cochise County, Arizona (3,643 of them violent). Of the 3,838 crimes that take place per year in Cochise County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cochise County, Arizona every 2 hours. This includes 39 murders, 238 rapes, and just about twenty-eight thousand thefts (including 3,290 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Cochise County, Arizona for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Cochise County has risen by 50%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 84%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Cochise County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about six thousand for Cochise County, Arizona in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Cochise County, Arizona law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:
- In 2006-2007, it was determined that the agency did not follow national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program guidelines for reporting an offense. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.