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Felton, Delaware Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 146 total crimes reported in Felton, Delaware (21 of them violent). Of the 18 crimes that happen every year in Felton, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Felton, Delaware 18 times a year.

Total Crime in Felton, Delaware (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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Felton, Delaware for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Felton stayed the same. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 100%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Felton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost twenty for Felton, Delaware in 2009.

Crime Trends in Felton, Delaware (2001-2008)

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 cities like Felton, Delaware (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Felton, Delaware law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2001, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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