This page contains crime numbers for Monroe County, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Monroe County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Monroe County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 30,086 total crimes reported in Monroe County, Florida (2,893 of them violent). Of the 3,343 crimes that happen every year in Monroe County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Monroe County, Florida every 2 hours. This includes 15 murders, 276 rapes, and almost twenty-two thousand thefts (including 2,515 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Monroe County, Florida for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Monroe County has grown by 44%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 35%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 9 years in Monroe County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five thousand for Monroe County, Florida in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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