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La Paz County, Arizona Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for La Paz County, Arizona. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how La Paz County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for La Paz County, Arizona, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,717 total crimes reported in La Paz County, Arizona (564 of them violent). Of the 590 crimes that occur a year in La Paz County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in La Paz County, Arizona every 14 hours. This includes 2 murders, 5 rapes, and more than three thousand thefts (including 359 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in La Paz County, Arizona (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in La Paz County, Arizona for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in La Paz County increased by 67 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 88 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in La Paz County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly one thousand for La Paz County, Arizona in 2009.

Crime Trends in La Paz County, Arizona (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

La Paz County, Arizona law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for La Paz County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.