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Muskogee County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 26,247 total crimes reported in Muskogee County, Oklahoma (3,562 of them violent). Of the 2,625 crimes that take place per year in Muskogee County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Muskogee County, Oklahoma every 3 hours. This includes 36 murders, 282 rapes, and just about fifteen thousand thefts (including 1,853 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Muskogee County, Oklahoma for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Muskogee County has been reduced by 6%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 40%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Muskogee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Muskogee County, Oklahoma in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Muskogee County, Oklahoma (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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