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Killeen, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 59,687 total crimes reported in Killeen, Texas (7,223 of them violent). Of the 5,969 crimes that happen every year in Killeen, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Killeen, Texas 17 times every day. This includes 71 murders, 672 rapes, and greater than thirty-five thousand thefts (including 2,333 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Killeen, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Killeen has grown by 10%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 40%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Killeen. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost seven thousand for Killeen, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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