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Colonie, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 28,927 total crimes reported in Colonie, New York (758 of them violent). Of the 2,893 crimes that occur a year in Colonie, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Colonie, New York every 3 hours. This includes 2 murders, 72 rapes, and nearly twenty-five thousand thefts (including 892 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Colonie, New York for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Colonie decreased by 37 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 30 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Colonie. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Colonie, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Colonie, New York (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 cities like Colonie, New York (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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