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Crestview, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,485 total crimes reported in Crestview, Florida (878 of them violent). Of the 749 crimes that happen every year in Crestview, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Crestview, Florida every 11 hours. This includes 6 murders, 89 rapes, and almost six thousand thefts (including 320 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Crestview, Florida for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Crestview has grown by 10%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 2%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Crestview. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost nine hundred for Crestview, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Crestview, Florida (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 cities like Crestview, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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