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Shelton, Washington Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 8,753 total crimes reported in Shelton, Washington (441 of them violent). Of the 1,094 crimes that happen every year in Shelton, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Shelton, Washington every 8 hours. This includes 2 murders, 108 rapes, and greater than seven thousand thefts (including 784 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Shelton, Washington (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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Shelton, Washington for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Shelton has lessened by 14%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 18%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Shelton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Shelton, Washington in 2009.

Crime Trends in Shelton, Washington (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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