This page contains crime numbers for Montgomery County, Virginia. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Montgomery County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Montgomery County, Virginia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 15,269 total crimes reported in Montgomery County, Virginia (1,115 of them violent). Of the 1,527 crimes that happen every year in Montgomery County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montgomery County, Virginia every 5 hours. This includes 13 murders, 174 rapes, and greater than eleven thousand thefts (including 673 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Montgomery County, Virginia for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Montgomery County has grown by 28%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 46%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Montgomery County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two thousand for Montgomery County, Virginia in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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