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Bourbon County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,469 total crimes reported in Bourbon County, Kentucky (134 of them violent). Of the 294 crimes that transpire each year in Bourbon County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bourbon County, Kentucky 294 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 80 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Bourbon County, Kentucky (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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Bourbon County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Bourbon County has climbed by 6 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 44 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Bourbon County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over three hundred for Bourbon County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bourbon County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

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 counties like Bourbon County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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