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Clark County, South Dakota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2004 there were 42 total crimes reported in Clark County, South Dakota (2 of them violent). Of the 14 crimes that take place per year in Clark County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clark County, South Dakota 14 times a year.

Total Crime in Clark County, South Dakota (2002-2004)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Clark County, South Dakota for 3 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Clark County has risen by 33%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 100%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over these years in Clark County.

Crime Trends in Clark County, South Dakota (2002-2004)

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 Clark County, South Dakota (2002-2004)

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

Clark County, South Dakota law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Clark 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.