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Lincoln County, Colorado Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 200 total crimes reported in Lincoln County, Colorado (38 of them violent). Of the 25 crimes that occur a year in Lincoln County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lincoln County, Colorado 25 times a year.

Total Crime in Lincoln 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lincoln County, Colorado for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lincoln County decreased by 32 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 78 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Lincoln County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly thirty for Lincoln County, Colorado in 2009.

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

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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