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Garfield County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 28,090 total crimes reported in Garfield County, Oklahoma (2,199 of them violent). Of the 2,809 crimes that occur a year in Garfield County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Garfield County, Oklahoma every 3 hours. This includes 9 murders, 301 rapes, and nearly twenty thousand thefts (including 1,113 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Garfield County, Oklahoma for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Garfield County decreased by 16 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 21 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Garfield County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Garfield County, Oklahoma in 2009.

Crime Trends in Garfield County, Oklahoma (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 Garfield County, Oklahoma (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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