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Queen Anne's County, Maryland Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Queen Anne's County, Maryland. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Queen Anne's County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Queen Anne's County, Maryland, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,227 total crimes reported in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (405 of them violent). Of the 528 crimes that happen every year in Queen Anne's County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Queen Anne's County, Maryland every 16 hours. This includes 2 murders, 32 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 146 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Queen Anne's County, Maryland for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Queen Anne's County has grown by 92%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 96%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Queen Anne's County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Queen Anne's County, Maryland in 2009.

Crime Trends in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Queen Anne's County, Maryland (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Queen Anne's County, Maryland law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Queen Anne's 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.