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Schertz, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,380 total crimes reported in Schertz, Texas (413 of them violent). Of the 538 crimes that take place per year in Schertz, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Schertz, Texas every 16 hours. This includes 5 murders, 117 rapes, and at least four thousand thefts (including 215 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Schertz, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Schertz has risen by 48%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 63%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Schertz. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least seven hundred for Schertz, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Schertz, Texas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Schertz, 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, the FBI determined that the agency's data were inflated. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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