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Chesapeake, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2005 there were 105 total crimes reported in Chesapeake, West Virginia (16 of them violent). Of the 26 crimes that take place per year in Chesapeake, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Chesapeake, West Virginia 26 times a year.

Total Crime in Chesapeake, West Virginia (2001-2002, 2004-2005)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007 or 2008, 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 Chesapeake, West Virginia for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Chesapeake has been reduced by 500%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 700%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over these years in Chesapeake.

Crime Trends Chesapeake, West Virginia (2001-2002, 2004-2005)

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 Chesapeake, West Virginia (2001-2002, 2004-2005)

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

Chesapeake, West Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Chesapeake 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.