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Dumas, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,199 total crimes reported in Dumas, Texas (482 of them violent). Of the 520 crimes that occur a year in Dumas, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dumas, Texas every 16 hours. This includes 1 murder, 69 rapes, and nearly four thousand thefts (including 191 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Dumas, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Dumas decreased by 5 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 42 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Dumas. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than five hundred for Dumas, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dumas, 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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Dumas, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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