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Pinal County, Arizona Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 89,999 total crimes reported in Pinal County, Arizona (6,768 of them violent). Of the 9,000 crimes that transpire each year in Pinal County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pinal County, Arizona every 58 minutes. This includes 89 murders, 474 rapes, and close to sixty-three thousand thefts (including 10,496 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pinal County, Arizona for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pinal County has climbed by 69 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 57 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Pinal County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to sixteen thousand for Pinal County, Arizona in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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