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London, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 2,272 total crimes reported in London, Kentucky (100 of them violent). Of the 454 crimes that take place per year in London, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in London, Kentucky every 19 hours. This includes 2 murders, 10 rapes, and just about two thousand thefts (including 183 car thefts).

Total Crime in London, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in London, Kentucky for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in London has risen by 21%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 6%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in London. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about six hundred for London, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in London, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like London, Kentucky (2004-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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