This webpage contains crime data for Jefferson County, Florida. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Jefferson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Jefferson County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,836 total crimes reported in Jefferson County, Florida (729 of them violent). Of the 230 crimes that transpire each year in Jefferson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jefferson County, Florida 230 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 49 rapes, and over six hundred thefts (including 68 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Jefferson County, Florida for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Jefferson County has climbed by 70 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 87 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Jefferson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Jefferson County, Florida in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Jefferson County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Jefferson 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.