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Lake County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 862 total crimes reported in Lake County, Colorado (161 of them violent). Of the 108 crimes that happen every year in Lake County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lake County, Colorado 108 times a year.

Total Crime in Lake County, Colorado (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lake County, Colorado for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lake County has grown by 8%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 76%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Lake County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Lake County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lake County, Colorado (2001-2008)

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 Lake County, Colorado (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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