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Cass County, Minnesota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 3,859 total crimes reported in Cass County, Minnesota (362 of them violent). Of the 772 crimes that happen every year in Cass County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cass County, Minnesota every 11 hours. This includes 6 murders, 122 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 374 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Cass County, Minnesota (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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Cass County, Minnesota for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Cass County has lessened by 169%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 455%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Cass County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirty for Cass County, Minnesota in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cass County, Minnesota (2004-2008)

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 Cass County, Minnesota (2004-2008)

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

Cass County, Minnesota law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2007, the FBI determined that the agency's data were underreported. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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