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Sweetwater, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,110 total crimes reported in Sweetwater, Florida (513 of them violent). Of the 311 crimes that transpire each year in Sweetwater, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sweetwater, Florida 311 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 18 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 512 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Sweetwater, Florida for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Sweetwater has diminished by 12 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 27 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Sweetwater. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Sweetwater, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sweetwater, Florida (1999-2008)

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 cities like Sweetwater, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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