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Perkins County, South Dakota Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 133 total crimes reported in Perkins County, South Dakota (5 of them violent). Of the 19 crimes that happen every year in Perkins County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Perkins County, South Dakota 19 times a year.

Total Crime in Perkins County, South Dakota (2002-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Perkins County, South Dakota for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Perkins County has lessened by 85%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 50%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 7 years in Perkins County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four for Perkins County, South Dakota in 2009.

Crime Trends in Perkins County, South Dakota (2002-2008)

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 counties like Perkins County, South Dakota (2002-2008)

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

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

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