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Brownwood, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Brownwood, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Brownwood compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Brownwood, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 13,506 total crimes reported in Brownwood, Texas (1,419 of them violent). Of the 1,351 crimes that occur a year in Brownwood, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brownwood, Texas every 6 hours. This includes 4 murders, 132 rapes, and nearly ten thousand thefts (including 755 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Brownwood, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Brownwood decreased by 36 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 55 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Brownwood. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Brownwood, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brownwood, Texas (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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