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Miami Gardens, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 42,457 total crimes reported in Miami Gardens, Florida (8,709 of them violent). Of the 8,491 crimes that transpire each year in Miami Gardens, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Miami Gardens, Florida 24 times each day. This includes 85 murders, 310 rapes, and close to twenty-seven thousand thefts (including 4,711 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Miami Gardens, Florida (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Miami Gardens, Florida for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Miami Gardens has diminished by 10 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 76 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 5 years in Miami Gardens. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight thousand for Miami Gardens, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Miami Gardens, Florida (2004-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Miami Gardens, Florida (2004-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Miami Gardens, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2008, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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