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Brooks County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,925 total crimes reported in Brooks County, Texas (226 of them violent). Of the 241 crimes that transpire each year in Brooks County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brooks County, Texas 241 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 7 rapes, and over one thousand thefts (including 57 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Brooks County, Texas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Brooks County, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Brooks County has diminished by 17 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 2 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Brooks County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Brooks County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brooks County, Texas (2001-2008)

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 Brooks County, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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