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San Joaquin County, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 334,671 total crimes reported in San Joaquin County, California (49,064 of them violent). Of the 33,467 crimes that transpire each year in San Joaquin County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in San Joaquin County, California every 15 minutes. This includes 432 murders, 1,735 rapes, and over two hundred and thirty thousand thefts (including 46,044 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in San Joaquin County, California for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in San Joaquin County has climbed by 39 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 44 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in San Joaquin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to forty-five thousand for San Joaquin County, California in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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