Crime Report  

Search Crime Report


DeSoto County Crime Report (2007)

Total Crime (2007)
Population: 33,983
# of Total Crime: 1,359
Firearm Involved**: 26
Rate*: 33,983

Type of Crime DeSoto County Florida
TotalAll** 1,3593,999.1 876,9814,694.7
Property Crimes 1,097 3,228.1 745,200 3,989.2
Violent Crimes** 262 771.0 131,781 705.5
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 26 76.5 36,240 194.0
MurderAll411.8 1,2026.4
Firearm Involved12.9 8254.4
Forcible Sex OffensesAll926.5 11,21460.0
Firearm Involved12.9 2021.1
RobberyAll3088.3 38,112204.0
Firearm Involved720.6 17,92696.0
Aggravated AssaultAll219644.4 81,253435.0
Firearm Involved1750.0 17,27192.5
All00.0 1781.0
Firearm Involved00.0 160.1
Motor Vehicle Theft63185.4 73,582393.9
Burglary5101,500.8 181,574972.0
Larceny5241,541.9 490,0442,623.3

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 0 0
Murder 3 1
Forcible Sex Offenses 8 1
Robbery 23 7
Aggravated Assault 202 17

*: Per 100,000 population.
**: Does not include manslaughter.
***: Total crime does not include manslaughter .
DNR: Did not report.

Note: Florida has adopted a "Forcible Sex Offense" category that is not used at the Federal level. Florida's Forcible Sex Offenses (FSO) include forcible rape, attempted rape, forcible sodomy, and forcible fondling. Users of this site will note that various reports will use either a Forcible Rape or a FSO category in Index Offenses. When Forcible Rape is presented it includes rape and attempted rape only while forcible sodomy and forcible fondling are included in aggravated assault.

Note: Percent changes in number and rate should be interpreted with caution. In small counties with low numbers of crime, a small increase in crime can produce a large percent change.

Note: Dade County was renamed "Miami-Dade County" in 1997. All county and jurisdictional data 1998 to date reflects this change. This change affects the alphabetical order of Miami-Dade County. Please note this change when downloading time series data earlier than 1998.

SOURCE: Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL: FDLE.

Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement  
© Copyright — All rights reserved. Restricted Use only.