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Calaveras County, California Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Calaveras County, California. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Calaveras County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Calaveras County, California, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,848 total crimes reported in Calaveras County, California (545 of them violent). Of the 606 crimes that happen every year in Calaveras County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Calaveras County, California every 14 hours. This includes 8 murders, 70 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 95 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Calaveras County, California (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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Calaveras County, California for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Calaveras County has grown by 80%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 79%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Calaveras County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Calaveras County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Calaveras County, California (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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