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Copperas Cove, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,965 total crimes reported in Copperas Cove, Texas (1,288 of them violent). Of the 1,197 crimes that happen every year in Copperas Cove, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Copperas Cove, Texas every 7 hours. This includes 6 murders, 100 rapes, and almost eight thousand thefts (including 398 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Copperas Cove, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Copperas Cove has lessened by 13%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 45%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Copperas Cove. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Copperas Cove, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Copperas Cove, 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 Copperas Cove, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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