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Rowlett, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,056 total crimes reported in Rowlett, Texas (642 of them violent). Of the 1,106 crimes that happen every year in Rowlett, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rowlett, Texas every 7 hours. This includes 8 murders, 91 rapes, and greater than eight thousand thefts (including 565 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Rowlett, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Rowlett stayed the same. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 14%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Rowlett. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Rowlett, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

Rowlett, 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 2006, it was determined that the agency did not follow national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program guidelines for reporting an offense. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.
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