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Bedford, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 19,360 total crimes reported in Bedford, Texas (1,782 of them violent). Of the 1,936 crimes that take place per year in Bedford, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bedford, Texas every 4 hours. This includes 4 murders, 196 rapes, and just about fifteen thousand thefts (including 1,273 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Bedford, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Bedford has risen by 19%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 51%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Bedford. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two thousand for Bedford, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bedford, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

Bedford, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bedford 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.