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Okeechobee, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,176 total crimes reported in Okeechobee, Florida (285 of them violent). Of the 397 crimes that transpire each year in Okeechobee, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Okeechobee, Florida every 22 hours. This includes 1 murder, 12 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 130 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Okeechobee, Florida (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Okeechobee, Florida for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Okeechobee has climbed by 16 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 49 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Okeechobee. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Okeechobee, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Okeechobee, Florida (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

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Crime Data Information

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