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Friendswood, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,092 total crimes reported in Friendswood, Texas (506 of them violent). Of the 509 crimes that take place per year in Friendswood, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Friendswood, Texas every 17 hours. This includes 4 murders, 53 rapes, and just about four thousand thefts (including 250 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Friendswood, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Friendswood has been reduced by 4%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 114%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Friendswood. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least five hundred for Friendswood, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Friendswood, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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