This page contains crime rates for Oklahoma. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Oklahoma compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Oklahoma, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,574,238 total crimes reported in Oklahoma (178,052 of them violent). Of the 157,424 crimes that take place per year in Oklahoma, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Oklahoma every 3 minutes. This includes 1,981 murders, 14,908 rapes, and at least one million thefts (including 127,334 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Oklahoma for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Oklahoma has been reduced by 9%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 11%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Oklahoma. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred and forty-eight thousand for Oklahoma in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Oklahoma law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Oklahoma 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.