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Grand Prairie, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 75,065 total crimes reported in Grand Prairie, Texas (4,854 of them violent). Of the 7,507 crimes that take place per year in Grand Prairie, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Grand Prairie, Texas 21 times per day. This includes 63 murders, 588 rapes, and at least fifty-six thousand thefts (including 11,261 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Grand Prairie, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Grand Prairie has risen by 18%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 15%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Grand Prairie. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least eight thousand for Grand Prairie, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Grand Prairie, 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

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

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Crime Data Information

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