LUCAS County , IA | Crime Rates

LUCAS is a County located in IA (Lucas County), and has a population of 5,021. This region is policed by LUCAS COUNTY.

LUCAS has an overall crime rate of 1,852.22 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in LUCAS is 1 in 54 if you reside there for a year.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

Crime LUCAS (per 100,000) Nation-wide (per 100,000)
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,852.22 4,506.21
Murder Rate N/A 5.70
Robbery Rate N/A 148.30
Rape Rate N/A 30.60
Assault Rate 278.83 644.08
Burglary Rate 418.24 726.10
Forced Entry Rate 278.83 417.29
Larceny Rate 995.82 2,185.40
Auto Theft Rate 159.33 362.07

Policing Statistics

Type LUCAS Nation-Wide
Overall Clearance Rate 0.81% 28.23%
Homicide Clearance Rate N/A 56.15%
Assault Clearance Rate 3.23% 52.13%
Rape Clearance Rate N/A 38.34%
Robbery Clearance Rate N/A 23.18%
Burglary Clearance Rate 0.00% 11.77%
Larceny Clearance Rate 0.30% 17.45%
Auto Theft Clearance Rate 1.88% 11.95%

Sex Offenders

Total Sex Offenders 1 728,400
Sex Offenders Per Capita 19.92 238.8
Iowa Sex Offender Registry http://www.iowasexof...
Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2007. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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Crime Statistics News

City of Redding looks to make motel crime statistics available
Monday, November 23, 2015
City councilmember Brent Weaver is looking to target troubled motels in Redding by posting the crime statistics online for everyone to see.

‘Intimacy discount:’ Sentences lighter in Canada for men who kill female partners
Friday, November 20, 2015
TORONTO — Men who kill their female partners are more likely to be criminally convicted than men accused of killing strangers — but they also tend to get lighter sentences, a Canadian study concludes.

FBI releases 2014 crime statistics for cities
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The amount of violent crime reported in the state of Washington was significantly lower than the national average, 285.2 per 100,000 city residents as compared to 365.5 per 100,000 residents nationally, according to the report.

Crime Stats Say Police Are More Aggressive Overall in Encounters With African Americans -- A new study finds that African Americans are subjected to threats and non-lethal violence more often than whites when stopped by police.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke had been the subject of 17 citizen complaints since 2006 before he shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year. According to The Chicago Tribune, some of the recent complaints were for excessive force and using racial epithets when interacting with people. The Tribune describes an episode of this:

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