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Cottle County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 112 total crimes reported in Cottle County, Texas (12 of them violent). Of the 19 crimes that transpire each year in Cottle County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cottle County, Texas 19 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and close to thirty thefts (including 5 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Cottle County, Texas (2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Cottle County, Texas for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Cottle County has climbed by 22 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 25 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 6 years in Cottle County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over twenty for Cottle County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cottle County, Texas (2003-2008)

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 Cottle County, Texas (2003-2008)

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

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