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Tucumcari, New Mexico Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Tucumcari, New Mexico. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Tucumcari compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Tucumcari, New Mexico, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 985 total crimes reported in Tucumcari, New Mexico (141 of them violent). Of the 328 crimes that transpire each year in Tucumcari, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tucumcari, New Mexico 328 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 5 rapes, and over five hundred thefts (including 41 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Tucumcari, New Mexico (2002, 2004, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Tucumcari, New Mexico for 3 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Tucumcari has diminished by 37 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 95 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 3 years in Tucumcari. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Tucumcari, New Mexico in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tucumcari, New Mexico (2002, 2004, 2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Tucumcari, New Mexico (2002, 2004, 2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Tucumcari, New Mexico law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2002, aggravated assault figures furnished by these agencies were not in accordance with national UCR guidelines; therefore, the figures were excluded from the aggravated assault, Crime Index, and Modified Crime Index categories.
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