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Richmond, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,429 total crimes reported in Richmond, Texas (597 of them violent). Of the 443 crimes that transpire each year in Richmond, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Richmond, Texas every 19 hours. This includes 6 murders, 63 rapes, and close to three thousand thefts (including 286 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Richmond, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Richmond has diminished by 30 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 28 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Richmond. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Richmond, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Richmond, Texas (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Richmond, Texas (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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