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Navajo County, Arizona Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 22,326 total crimes reported in Navajo County, Arizona (2,792 of them violent). Of the 2,233 crimes that occur a year in Navajo County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Navajo County, Arizona every 3 hours. This includes 20 murders, 158 rapes, and more than fourteen thousand thefts (including 1,088 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Navajo County, Arizona for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Navajo County increased by 68 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 73 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Navajo County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three thousand for Navajo County, Arizona in 2009.

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

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

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

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

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