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Long Beach, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 3,115 total crimes reported in Long Beach, New York (493 of them violent). Of the 445 crimes that occur a year in Long Beach, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Long Beach, New York every 19 hours. This includes 2 murders, 6 rapes, and more than two thousand thefts (including 238 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Long Beach, New York (2000-2001, 2004-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Long Beach, New York for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Long Beach decreased by 124 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 523 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 7 years in Long Beach. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Long Beach, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Long Beach, New York (2000-2001, 2004-2008)

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 Long Beach, New York (2000-2001, 2004-2008)

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

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