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Washita County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 622 total crimes reported in Washita County, Oklahoma (107 of them violent). Of the 78 crimes that happen every year in Washita County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Washita County, Oklahoma 78 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 11 rapes, and almost four hundred thefts (including 34 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Washita 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 Washita County, Oklahoma for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Washita County has grown by 27%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 54%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Washita County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost ninety for Washita County, Oklahoma in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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