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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 7,289 total crimes reported in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (1,549 of them violent). Of the 911 crimes that happen every year in Sequoyah County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma every 9 hours. This includes 8 murders, 82 rapes, and greater than four thousand thefts (including 465 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Sequoyah 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Sequoyah County has grown by 9%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 31%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Sequoyah County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Sequoyah County, Oklahoma in 2009.

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

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2007, the FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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