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Harrison County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 954 total crimes reported in Harrison County, Iowa (53 of them violent). Of the 159 crimes that happen every year in Harrison County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Harrison County, Iowa 159 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 9 rapes, and greater than six hundred thefts (including 76 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Harrison County, Iowa (2002, 2004-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Harrison County, Iowa for 6 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Harrison County has grown by 59%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 63%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 6 years in Harrison County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Harrison County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Harrison County, Iowa (2002, 2004-2008)

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 counties like Harrison County, Iowa (2002, 2004-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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