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Boise County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 694 total crimes reported in Boise County, Idaho (54 of them violent). Of the 139 crimes that occur a year in Boise County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Boise County, Idaho 139 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and more than four hundred thefts (including 29 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Boise County, Idaho (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Boise County, Idaho for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Boise County increased by 6 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 9 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 5 years in Boise County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two hundred for Boise County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Boise County, Idaho (2004-2008)

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 counties like Boise County, Idaho (2004-2008)

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

Boise County, Idaho law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Boise County 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.