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Van Alstyne, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 549 total crimes reported in Van Alstyne, Texas (68 of them violent). Of the 69 crimes that take place per year in Van Alstyne, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Van Alstyne, Texas 69 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 6 rapes, and just about four hundred thefts (including 35 car thefts).

Total Crime in Van Alstyne, Texas (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Van Alstyne, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Van Alstyne has been reduced by 42%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime stayed about the same. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Van Alstyne. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to sixty for Van Alstyne, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Van Alstyne, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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