This page contains crime numbers for Nebraska. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Nebraska compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Nebraska, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 670,331 total crimes reported in Nebraska (54,648 of them violent). Of the 67,033 crimes that happen every year in Nebraska, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Nebraska every 7 minutes. This includes 540 murders, 5,097 rapes, and almost five hundred and nineteen thousand thefts (including 54,974 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Nebraska for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Nebraska has lessened by 21%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 32%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Nebraska. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to fifty-nine thousand for Nebraska in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Nebraska law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Nebraska 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.