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South Miami, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for South Miami, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how South Miami compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for South Miami, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,278 total crimes reported in South Miami, Florida (1,036 of them violent). Of the 928 crimes that happen every year in South Miami, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in South Miami, Florida every 9 hours. This includes 2 murders, 14 rapes, and almost seven thousand thefts (including 509 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in South Miami, Florida for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in South Miami has lessened by 25%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 19%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in South Miami. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for South Miami, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in South Miami, Florida (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like South Miami, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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