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Broome County, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 42,330 total crimes reported in Broome County, New York (3,038 of them violent). Of the 4,233 crimes that take place per year in Broome County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Broome County, New York every 2 hours. This includes 31 murders, 319 rapes, and at least thirty-four thousand thefts (including 919 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Broome County, New York for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Broome County has risen by 41%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 53%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Broome County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least six thousand for Broome County, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Broome County, New York (1999-2008)

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 counties like Broome County, New York (1999-2008)

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

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

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