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Scurry County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,696 total crimes reported in Scurry County, Texas (523 of them violent). Of the 370 crimes that happen every year in Scurry County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Scurry County, Texas every 23 hours. This includes 3 murders, 61 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 121 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Scurry County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Scurry County has grown by 31%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 71%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Scurry County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than four hundred for Scurry County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Scurry County, 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 counties like Scurry County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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