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Las Animas County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 2,079 total crimes reported in Las Animas County, Colorado (274 of them violent). Of the 297 crimes that take place per year in Las Animas County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Las Animas County, Colorado 297 times a year. This includes 5 murders, 14 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 72 car thefts).

Total Crime in Las Animas County, Colorado (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, 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 Las Animas County, Colorado for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Las Animas County has been reduced by 6%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 27%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 7 years in Las Animas County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Las Animas County, Colorado in 2009.

Crime Trends in Las Animas County, Colorado (2002-2008)

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 counties like Las Animas County, Colorado (2002-2008)

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

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