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Childress, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,199 total crimes reported in Childress, Texas (171 of them violent). Of the 150 crimes that take place per year in Childress, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Childress, Texas 150 times a year.

Total Crime in Childress, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Childress, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Childress has been reduced by 15%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 50%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Childress. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Childress, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Childress, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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