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Nassau County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 12,920 total crimes reported in Nassau County, Florida (2,561 of them violent). Of the 1,436 crimes that transpire each year in Nassau County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Nassau County, Florida every 6 hours. This includes 10 murders, 107 rapes, and over seven thousand thefts (including 748 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Nassau County, Florida (1999, 2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Nassau County, Florida for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Nassau County has climbed by 73 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 90 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Nassau County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three thousand for Nassau County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Nassau County, Florida (1999, 2001-2008)

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 counties like Nassau County, Florida (1999, 2001-2008)

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

Nassau County, 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 2006, the FBI determined that the agency's data were inflated. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
  • In 2007, the FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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