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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2007 there were 30 total crimes reported in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (2 of them violent). Of the 10 crimes that happen every year in Harpers Ferry, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 10 times a year.

Total Crime in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (2003, 2005, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia for 3 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Harpers Ferry has grown by 82%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 100%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over these years in Harpers Ferry.

Crime Trends in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (2003, 2005, 2007)

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 cities like Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (2003, 2005, 2007)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. RecordsPedia would like to note the following information related to Harpers Ferry:

  • In 2003, 2005, 2007, crime data include information from joint police agencies (Harpers Ferry/Bolivar).
The data reported for Harpers Ferry 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.