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Washington County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,058 total crimes reported in Washington County, Idaho (86 of them violent). Of the 132 crimes that occur a year in Washington County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Washington County, Idaho 132 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 5 rapes, and more than seven hundred thefts (including 63 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Washington County, Idaho (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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Washington County, Idaho for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Washington County decreased by 11 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 46 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Washington County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Washington County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Washington County, Idaho (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 counties like Washington County, Idaho (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

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