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Jefferson, South Dakota Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Jefferson, South Dakota. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Jefferson compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Jefferson, South Dakota, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 3 total crimes reported in Jefferson, South Dakota (none of them violent). Of the 1 crimes that occur a year in Jefferson, almost half happen less than a mile from home. There is, on average, only one crime per year in Jefferson, South Dakota.

Total Crime in Jefferson, South Dakota (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Jefferson, South Dakota for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Jefferson decreased by 100 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Jefferson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to zero for Jefferson, South Dakota in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jefferson, South Dakota (2003, 2005-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Jefferson, South Dakota (2003, 2005-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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