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Jamestown, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,939 total crimes reported in Jamestown, New York (1,478 of them violent). Of the 1,327 crimes that happen every year in Jamestown, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jamestown, New York every 6 hours. This includes 6 murders, 165 rapes, and greater than seven thousand thefts (including 461 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Jamestown, New York (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Jamestown, New York for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Jamestown has grown by 4%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 32%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 9 years in Jamestown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Jamestown, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jamestown, New York (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Jamestown, New York (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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