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Moore County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,670 total crimes reported in Moore County, Texas (525 of them violent). Of the 567 crimes that happen every year in Moore County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Moore County, Texas every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 75 rapes, and greater than four thousand thefts (including 220 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Moore County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Moore County has grown by 12%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 56%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Moore County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost seven hundred for Moore County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Moore County, 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 counties like Moore County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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