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Morehead, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2004 there were 544 total crimes reported in Morehead, Kentucky (29 of them violent). Of the 181 crimes that transpire each year in Morehead, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Morehead, Kentucky 181 times a year.

Total Crime in Morehead, Kentucky (2002-2004)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Morehead, Kentucky for 3 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Morehead has climbed by 9 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 71 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over these years in Morehead.

Crime Trends in Morehead, Kentucky (2002-2004)

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 cities like Morehead, Kentucky (2002-2004)

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

Morehead, 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 2002-2003 were available for Illinois and Kentucky.
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