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Saint Helens, Oregon Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,273 total crimes reported in Saint Helens, Oregon (138 of them violent). Of the 409 crimes that happen every year in Saint Helens, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Saint Helens, Oregon every 21 hours. This includes 1 murder, 22 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 183 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Saint Helens, Oregon (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 Saint Helens, Oregon for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Saint Helens has lessened by 6%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 50%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Saint Helens. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Saint Helens, Oregon in 2009.

Crime Trends in Saint Helens, Oregon (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 cities like Saint Helens, Oregon (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Saint Helens, Oregon law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Saint Helens 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.