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Tuscarawas County, Ohio Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 25,264 total crimes reported in Tuscarawas County, Ohio (1,215 of them violent). Of the 2,526 crimes that occur a year in Tuscarawas County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tuscarawas County, Ohio every 3 hours. This includes 10 murders, 264 rapes, and more than nineteen thousand thefts (including 1,060 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Tuscarawas County, Ohio for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Tuscarawas County increased by 70 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 72 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Tuscarawas County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three thousand for Tuscarawas County, Ohio in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tuscarawas County, Ohio (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 counties like Tuscarawas County, Ohio (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Tuscarawas County, Ohio law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Tuscarawas County 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.