This webpage contains crime figures for Howell County, Missouri. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Howell County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Howell County, Missouri, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,320 total crimes reported in Howell County, Missouri (948 of them violent). Of the 1,132 crimes that occur a year in Howell County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Howell County, Missouri every 7 hours. This includes 9 murders, 51 rapes, and more than eight thousand thefts (including 562 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Howell County, Missouri for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Howell County increased by 63 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 65 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Howell County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two thousand for Howell County, Missouri in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Howell County, Missouri law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Howell 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.