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Gadsden County, Florida Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Gadsden County, Florida. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Gadsden County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Gadsden County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 11,555 total crimes reported in Gadsden County, Florida (2,661 of them violent). Of the 1,444 crimes that occur a year in Gadsden County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gadsden County, Florida every 6 hours. This includes 18 murders, 120 rapes, and more than five thousand thefts (including 467 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Gadsden County, Florida (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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Gadsden County, Florida for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Gadsden County increased by 51 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 60 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Gadsden County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Gadsden County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gadsden County, Florida (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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