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Marshall County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2006 there were 1,544 total crimes reported in Marshall County, Kentucky (90 of them violent). Of the 309 crimes that occur a year in Marshall County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Marshall County, Kentucky 309 times a year. This includes 8 murders, 9 rapes, and more than nine hundred thefts (including 102 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Marshall County, Kentucky (2002-2006)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Marshall County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Marshall County increased by 73 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 68 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over these years in Marshall County.

Crime Trends in Marshall County, Kentucky (2002-2006)

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 Marshall County, Kentucky (2002-2006)

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

Marshall County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Limited data for 2003 were available for Illinois and Kentucky.
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