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San Bernardino County, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 667,862 total crimes reported in San Bernardino County, California (90,903 of them violent). Of the 66,786 crimes that take place per year in San Bernardino County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in San Bernardino County, California every 7 minutes. This includes 1,298 murders, 4,797 rapes, and just about four hundred and forty-two thousand thefts (including 123,335 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in San Bernardino County, California for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in San Bernardino County has risen by 20%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 21%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in San Bernardino County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about seventy-eight thousand for San Bernardino County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in San Bernardino County, California (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like San Bernardino County, California (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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