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Faribault County, Minnesota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,670 total crimes reported in Faribault County, Minnesota (69 of them violent). Of the 209 crimes that occur a year in Faribault County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Faribault County, Minnesota 209 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 6 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 93 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Faribault County, Minnesota (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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Faribault County, Minnesota for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Faribault County increased by 6 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 93 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Faribault County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for Faribault County, Minnesota in 2009.

Crime Trends in Faribault County, Minnesota (2001-2008)

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 Faribault County, Minnesota (2001-2008)

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

Faribault County, Minnesota law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. RecordsPedia would like to note the following information related to Faribault County:

  • In 2005, 2008, faribault crime data include information from South Eastern Faribault County.
  • In 2007, faribault crime data include information from South Eastern Faribault.
The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:
  • In 2007, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2008, the data collection methodology for the offense of forcible rape used by the Minnesota state UCR Program does not comply with national UCR Program guidelines. Consequently, its figures for forcible rape and violent crime (of which forcible rape is a part) are not published in these graphs.
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