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Sutter County, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 27,824 total crimes reported in Sutter County, California (2,740 of them violent). Of the 2,782 crimes that transpire each year in Sutter County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sutter County, California every 3 hours. This includes 25 murders, 253 rapes, and over nineteen thousand thefts (including 2,600 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Sutter County, California for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Sutter County has climbed by 32 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 47 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Sutter County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to four thousand for Sutter County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sutter 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 Sutter County, California (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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