This webpage contains crime figures for Bent County, Colorado. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Bent County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Bent County, Colorado, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2003 and 2008 there were 618 total crimes reported in Bent County, Colorado (81 of them violent). Of the 103 crimes that occur a year in Bent County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bent County, Colorado 103 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and nearly four hundred thefts (including 27 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Bent County, Colorado for 6 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Bent County decreased by 31 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 150 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 6 years in Bent County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Bent County, Colorado in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Bent County, Colorado law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bent 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.