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Edmonson County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 269 total crimes reported in Edmonson County, Kentucky (14 of them violent). Of the 54 crimes that occur a year in Edmonson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Edmonson County, Kentucky 54 times a year.

Total Crime in Edmonson 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Edmonson County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Edmonson County decreased by 39 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Edmonson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty for Edmonson County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Edmonson County, Kentucky (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 Edmonson County, Kentucky (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

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