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Dunklin County, Missouri Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,328 total crimes reported in Dunklin County, Missouri (773 of them violent). Of the 925 crimes that take place per year in Dunklin County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dunklin County, Missouri every 9 hours. This includes 7 murders, 62 rapes, and just about six thousand thefts (including 292 car thefts).

Total Crime in Dunklin County, Missouri (1999, 2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Dunklin County, Missouri for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Dunklin County has risen by 41%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 44%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 9 years in Dunklin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Dunklin County, Missouri in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dunklin County, Missouri (1999, 2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Dunklin County, Missouri (1999, 2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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