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Paris, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 26,364 total crimes reported in Paris, Texas (3,083 of them violent). Of the 2,636 crimes that happen every year in Paris, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Paris, Texas every 3 hours. This includes 18 murders, 342 rapes, and almost nineteen thousand thefts (including 767 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Paris, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Paris has lessened by 74%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 126%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Paris. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Paris, Texas in 2009.

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

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Paris, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2000, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2006, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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