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Monroe County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 141 total crimes reported in Monroe County, Kentucky (11 of them violent). Of the 35 crimes that occur a year in Monroe County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Monroe County, Kentucky 35 times a year.

Total Crime in Monroe County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Monroe County, Kentucky for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Monroe County increased by 51 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 4 years in Monroe County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly seventy for Monroe County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Monroe County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

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 Monroe County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

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

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