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Middlesex County, Connecticut Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 23,222 total crimes reported in Middlesex County, Connecticut (905 of them violent). Of the 2,322 crimes that happen every year in Middlesex County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Middlesex County, Connecticut every 3 hours. This includes 11 murders, 81 rapes, and greater than nineteen thousand thefts (including 1,728 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Middlesex County, Connecticut for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Middlesex County has grown by 32%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 41%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Middlesex County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost three thousand for Middlesex County, Connecticut in 2009.

Crime Trends in Middlesex County, Connecticut (1999-2008)

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 Middlesex County, Connecticut (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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