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Gresham, Oregon Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 55,096 total crimes reported in Gresham, Oregon (4,578 of them violent). Of the 5,510 crimes that transpire each year in Gresham, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gresham, Oregon 16 times each day. This includes 29 murders, 646 rapes, and close to forty-two thousand thefts (including 9,273 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Gresham, Oregon for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Gresham has diminished by 13 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 31 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 Gresham. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five thousand for Gresham, Oregon in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gresham, Oregon (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 cities like Gresham, Oregon (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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