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Plano, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 89,656 total crimes reported in Plano, Texas (6,774 of them violent). Of the 8,966 crimes that happen every year in Plano, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Plano, Texas every 58 minutes. This includes 40 murders, 409 rapes, and greater than sixty-eight thousand thefts (including 4,950 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Plano, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Plano has grown by 10%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 32%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Plano. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than nine thousand for Plano, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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