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Collier County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 45,252 total crimes reported in Collier County, Florida (7,004 of them violent). Of the 4,525 crimes that take place per year in Collier County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Collier County, Florida 13 times per day. This includes 55 murders, 411 rapes, and just about thirty thousand thefts (including 2,191 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Collier County, Florida for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Collier County has risen by 84%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 92%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Collier County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about ten thousand for Collier County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Collier County, Florida (1999-2008)

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 Collier County, Florida (1999-2008)

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

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

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