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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 338,593 total crimes reported in Tulsa County, Oklahoma (49,574 of them violent). Of the 33,859 crimes that take place per year in Tulsa County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tulsa County, Oklahoma every 15 minutes. This includes 498 murders, 3,103 rapes, and at least two hundred and fourteen thousand thefts (including 37,242 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Tulsa County, Oklahoma for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Tulsa County has risen by 6%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 16%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Tulsa County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about thirty-six thousand for Tulsa County, Oklahoma in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tulsa 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 Tulsa 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

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