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Lakewood, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,240 total crimes reported in Lakewood, New York (31 of them violent). Of the 155 crimes that occur a year in Lakewood, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lakewood, New York 155 times a year.

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

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lakewood, New York for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lakewood increased by 45 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Lakewood. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for Lakewood, New York in 2009.

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

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 Lakewood, New York (1999, 2002-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Lakewood, New York law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. RecordsPedia would like to note the following information related to Lakewood:

  • In 1999, 2002-2008, crime data include information from joint police agencies (Lakewood-Busti).
The data reported for Lakewood 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.