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McCracken County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 16,518 total crimes reported in McCracken County, Kentucky (1,662 of them violent). Of the 1,835 crimes that transpire each year in McCracken County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in McCracken County, Kentucky every 4 hours. This includes 30 murders, 162 rapes, and over twelve thousand thefts (including 1,141 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in McCracken County, Kentucky (1999-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2007, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in McCracken County, Kentucky for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in McCracken County has diminished by 204 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 323 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 9 years in McCracken County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for McCracken County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in McCracken County, Kentucky (1999-2006, 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 McCracken County, Kentucky (1999-2006, 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

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