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Salem, West Virginia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

In 2002, there were 15 total crimes reported in Salem, West Virginia (1 of them violent). Of the 15 crimes that happen every year in Salem, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Salem, West Virginia 15 times a year.

Total Crime in Salem, West Virginia (2002)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Salem, West Virginia for 1 year. Because of this, crime trend and prediction calculations cannot be made for Salem. However, examining nearby areas may indicate crime trends during the time frame of interest.

Crime Trends in Salem, West Virginia (2002)

Keep in mind that this chart shows reported crime numbers and lack of crime figures available for other time frames in this area might not indicate actual lack of crime, but instead the reporting trends of police and law enforcement agencies in Salem, West Virginia.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Salem, West Virginia (2002)

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Crime Data Information

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