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Broomfield County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,710 total crimes reported in Broomfield County, Colorado (336 of them violent). Of the 1,464 crimes that happen every year in Broomfield County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Broomfield County, Colorado every 5 hours. This includes 2 murders, 79 rapes, and greater than ten thousand thefts (including 772 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Broomfield County, Colorado (1999-2001, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Broomfield County, Colorado for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Broomfield County has grown by 7%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 11%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Broomfield County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Broomfield County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends Broomfield County, Colorado (1999-2001, 2004-2008)

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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Broomfield County, Colorado (1999-2001, 2004-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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