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Poca, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2005 there were 17 total crimes reported in Poca, West Virginia (1 of them violent). Of the 6 crimes that transpire each year in Poca, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Poca, West Virginia 6 times a year.

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

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Poca, West Virginia for 3 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Poca has climbed by 100 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 100 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over these years in Poca.

Crime Trends in Poca, West Virginia (2001, 2004-2005)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Poca, West Virginia (2001, 2004-2005)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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