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Bedford, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 1,526 total crimes reported in Bedford, New York (81 of them violent). Of the 191 crimes that take place per year in Bedford, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bedford, New York 191 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 87 car thefts).

Total Crime in Bedford, New York (2000-2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Bedford, New York for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Bedford has been reduced by 104%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 267%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Bedford. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Bedford, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bedford, New York (2000-2001, 2003-2008)

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 cities like Bedford, New York (2000-2001, 2003-2008)

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

Bedford, New York law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bedford 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.