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Mission, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 29,756 total crimes reported in Mission, Texas (769 of them violent). Of the 2,976 crimes that take place per year in Mission, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mission, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 17 murders, 25 rapes, and just about twenty-four thousand thefts (including 3,000 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Mission, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Mission has risen by 9%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 57%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Mission. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three thousand for Mission, Texas in 2009.

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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