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Mohave County, Arizona Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Mohave County, Arizona. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Mohave County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Mohave County, Arizona, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 72,073 total crimes reported in Mohave County, Arizona (4,461 of them violent). Of the 7,207 crimes that transpire each year in Mohave County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mohave County, Arizona 20 times each day. This includes 92 murders, 254 rapes, and close to fifty-two thousand thefts (including 5,948 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Mohave County, Arizona for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Mohave County has climbed by 42 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 22 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Mohave County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to eleven thousand for Mohave County, Arizona in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mohave County, Arizona (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Mohave County, Arizona (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Mohave County, Arizona law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Mohave 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.