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Castle Rock, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,138 total crimes reported in Castle Rock, Colorado (240 of them violent). Of the 571 crimes that happen every year in Castle Rock, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Castle Rock, Colorado every 15 hours. This includes 7 murders, 12 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 350 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Castle Rock, Colorado (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Castle Rock, Colorado for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Castle Rock has grown by 78%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 53%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 9 years in Castle Rock. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than seven hundred for Castle Rock, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Castle Rock, Colorado (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

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 cities like Castle Rock, Colorado (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Castle Rock, Colorado law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 1999, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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