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Pima County, Arizona Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 472,046 total crimes reported in Pima County, Arizona (51,475 of them violent). Of the 47,205 crimes that transpire each year in Pima County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pima County, Arizona every 11 minutes. This includes 642 murders, 3,680 rapes, and close to three hundred and forty-two thousand thefts (including 73,340 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pima County, Arizona for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pima County has diminished by 35 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 17 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Pima County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirty-nine thousand for Pima County, Arizona in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pima 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 Pima 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

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