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Hereford, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,823 total crimes reported in Hereford, Texas (807 of them violent). Of the 582 crimes that happen every year in Hereford, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hereford, Texas every 15 hours. This includes 3 murders, 19 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 196 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Hereford, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Hereford has grown by 7%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 39%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Hereford. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost six hundred for Hereford, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hereford, 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 Hereford, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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