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Daviess County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 20,996 total crimes reported in Daviess County, Kentucky (1,144 of them violent). Of the 2,100 crimes that happen every year in Daviess County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Daviess County, Kentucky every 4 hours. This includes 17 murders, 133 rapes, and almost sixteen thousand thefts (including 756 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Daviess County, Kentucky for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Daviess County has lessened by 319%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 281%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Daviess County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six hundred for Daviess County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Daviess County, Kentucky (1999-2008)

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 Daviess County, Kentucky (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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