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Lockport, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 4,719 total crimes reported in Lockport, New York (314 of them violent). Of the 944 crimes that transpire each year in Lockport, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lockport, New York every 9 hours. This includes 2 murders, 41 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 199 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Lockport, New York (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lockport, New York for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lockport has diminished by 26 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 52 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 5 years in Lockport. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seven hundred for Lockport, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lockport, New York (2004-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Lockport, New York (2004-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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