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Glades County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,732 total crimes reported in Glades County, Florida (243 of them violent). Of the 346 crimes that take place per year in Glades County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Glades County, Florida 346 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 10 rapes, and at least nine hundred thefts (including 136 car thefts).

Total Crime in Glades County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Glades County, Florida for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Glades County has risen by 25%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 39%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Glades County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least four hundred for Glades County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Glades County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Glades County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

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

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