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Windham County, Connecticut Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,543 total crimes reported in Windham County, Connecticut (1,025 of them violent). Of the 1,054 crimes that happen every year in Windham County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Windham County, Connecticut every 8 hours. This includes 7 murders, 84 rapes, and greater than seven thousand thefts (including 712 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Windham County, Connecticut for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Windham County has lessened by 36%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 78%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Windham County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seven hundred for Windham County, Connecticut in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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