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Sarpy County, Nebraska Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 21,074 total crimes reported in Sarpy County, Nebraska (741 of them violent). Of the 2,107 crimes that occur a year in Sarpy County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sarpy County, Nebraska every 4 hours. This includes 11 murders, 151 rapes, and nearly eighteen thousand thefts (including 1,479 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Sarpy County, Nebraska for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Sarpy County increased by 23 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 61 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Sarpy County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Sarpy County, Nebraska in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sarpy County, Nebraska (1999-2008)

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 Sarpy County, Nebraska (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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