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Crime rate in Lawton, Oklahoma (OK): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Lawton by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(3.7)
6
(6.5)
6
(6.4)
5
(5.4)
2
(2.2)
6
(6.8)
8
(8.8)
9
(10.4)
6
(6.6)
9
(10.0)
3
(3.3)
8
(8.2)
13
(13.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
55
(67.0)
46
(49.5)
57
(60.7)
37
(40.3)
58
(63.0)
41
(46.2)
82
(90.1)
75
(86.3)
78
(85.3)
81
(90.2)
60
(65.2)
57
(58.2)
38
(38.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
119
(144.9)
148
(159.1)
151
(160.8)
113
(123.1)
154
(167.3)
135
(152.0)
169
(185.7)
184
(211.8)
201
(219.8)
181
(201.5)
113
(122.8)
175
(178.7)
173
(175.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
365
(444.4)
373
(401.0)
452
(481.3)
538
(586.1)
488
(530.2)
487
(548.3)
670
(736.0)
807
(929.0)
716
(782.9)
827
(920.6)
655
(711.8)
589
(601.6)
696
(704.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,235
(1,503.7)
1,203
(1,293.4)
1,281
(1,364.0)
1,285
(1,399.8)
1,377
(1,496.0)
1,362
(1,533.4)
1,550
(1,702.7)
1,555
(1,790.2)
1,445
(1,579.9)
1,448
(1,611.8)
1,757
(1,909.3)
1,960
(2,002.0)
1,560
(1,579.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,079
(3,748.9)
3,169
(3,407.1)
3,247
(3,457.4)
3,485
(3,796.3)
3,595
(3,905.7)
3,078
(3,465.3)
2,886
(3,170.3)
2,813
(3,238.4)
2,574
(2,814.4)
3,240
(3,606.6)
3,279
(3,563.2)
3,365
(3,437.0)
3,349
(3,390.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
234
(284.9)
265
(284.9)
321
(341.8)
245
(266.9)
235
(255.3)
213
(239.8)
291
(319.7)
270
(310.8)
229
(250.4)
234
(260.5)
218
(236.9)
206
(210.4)
299
(302.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
36
(43.8)
36
(38.7)
35
(37.3)
42
(45.8)
32
(34.8)
33
(37.2)
65
(71.4)
49
(56.4)
45
(49.2)
30
(33.4)
42
(45.6)
59
(60.3)
41
(41.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)486.4443.9482.0483.5508.2486.0582.3638.8564.7634.4550.1548.4537.7
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Lawton, Oklahoma as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lawton to the number of sex offenders is 9,838 to 1.


See how dangerous Lawton, OK is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lawton:

537.7
Fletcher:

38.9
Walters:

22.6
Apache:

17.2
Temple:

171.6
Marlow:

265.6
Rush Springs:

128.4
Comanche:

230.3
Duncan:

370.8
Violent crime rate in 2012
Lawton:

520.9
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lawton:

479.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lawton:

504.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lawton:

692.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lawton:

619.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lawton:

699.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lawton:

586.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lawton:

423.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lawton:

429.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lawton:

418.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lawton:

407.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Lawton:

353.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Lawton:

380.8
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Lawton:

547.8
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Lawton:

623.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lawton:

614.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lawton:

559.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lawton:

510.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lawton:

584.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lawton:

564.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lawton:

532.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lawton:

549.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lawton:

526.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lawton:

512.9
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Lawton:

486.9
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Lawton:

548.0
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Lawton, OK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 238 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Oklahoma average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 232 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 193 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 223 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Oklahoma average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 230 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Oklahoma average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 217 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Oklahoma average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 214 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 201 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 204 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Oklahoma average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 180 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Oklahoma average:

2.01


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lawton

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 73501, 73503, 73505, 73507.


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