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Pulaski County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 7,232 total crimes reported in Pulaski County, Kentucky (299 of them violent). Of the 1,446 crimes that transpire each year in Pulaski County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pulaski County, Kentucky every 6 hours. This includes 6 murders, 45 rapes, and over five thousand thefts (including 352 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Pulaski County, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pulaski County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pulaski County has climbed by 10 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 26 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Pulaski County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Pulaski County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pulaski County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

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 Pulaski County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

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

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