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McCook County, South Dakota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 249 total crimes reported in McCook County, South Dakota (41 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that transpire each year in McCook County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in McCook County, South Dakota 36 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and close to two hundred thefts (including 15 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in McCook County, South Dakota (2001-2007)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in McCook County, South Dakota for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in McCook County has climbed by 42 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 100 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over these years in McCook County.

Crime Trends in McCook County, South Dakota (2001-2007)

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 counties like McCook County, South Dakota (2001-2007)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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