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Lyman County, South Dakota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2005 there were 26 total crimes reported in Lyman County, South Dakota (3 of them violent). Of the 13 crimes that happen every year in Lyman County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lyman County, South Dakota 13 times a year.

Total Crime in Lyman County, South Dakota (2003, 2005)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lyman County, South Dakota for 2 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lyman County has grown by 14%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 100%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over these years in Lyman County.

Crime Trends in Lyman County, South Dakota (2003, 2005)

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 Lyman County, South Dakota (2003, 2005)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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