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Cotton County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 501 total crimes reported in Cotton County, Oklahoma (76 of them violent). Of the 63 crimes that transpire each year in Cotton County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cotton County, Oklahoma 63 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 4 rapes, and close to three hundred thefts (including 27 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Cotton County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Cotton County, Oklahoma for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Cotton County has diminished by 48 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 250 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Cotton County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to sixty for Cotton County, Oklahoma in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cotton County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

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 counties like Cotton County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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