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Palm Springs, Florida Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Palm Springs, Florida. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Palm Springs compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Palm Springs, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,172 total crimes reported in Palm Springs, Florida (751 of them violent). Of the 908 crimes that occur a year in Palm Springs, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Palm Springs, Florida every 9 hours. This includes 4 murders, 33 rapes, and nearly six thousand thefts (including 1,150 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Palm Springs, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Palm Springs, Florida for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Palm Springs increased by 56 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 72 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Palm Springs. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Palm Springs, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Palm Springs, Florida (1999, 2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Palm Springs, Florida (1999, 2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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