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Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 461,427 total crimes reported in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (43,418 of them violent). Of the 46,143 crimes that transpire each year in Oklahoma County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma every 11 minutes. This includes 476 murders, 3,808 rapes, and close to three hundred and twenty-eight thousand thefts (including 39,596 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Oklahoma County has diminished by 10 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 25 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Oklahoma County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty-two thousand for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma in 2009.

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

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 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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