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Burleson, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,665 total crimes reported in Burleson, Texas (462 of them violent). Of the 1,067 crimes that happen every year in Burleson, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Burleson, Texas every 8 hours. This includes 1 murder, 72 rapes, and almost nine thousand thefts (including 639 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Burleson, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Burleson has grown by 32%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 57%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Burleson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Burleson, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Burleson, Texas (1999-2008)

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 cities like Burleson, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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