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Lamar, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,768 total crimes reported in Lamar, Colorado (112 of them violent). Of the 395 crimes that take place per year in Lamar, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lamar, Colorado every 22 hours. This includes 2 murders, 13 rapes, and at least two thousand thefts (including 74 car thefts).

Total Crime in Lamar, Colorado (2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Lamar, Colorado for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Lamar has been reduced by 2%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 78%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 7 years in Lamar. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least four hundred for Lamar, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lamar, Colorado (2001, 2003-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Lamar, Colorado (2001, 2003-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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