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Charlotte County Crime Statistics

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County Annual Comparison
State Crime Comparison
Annual Crime Reports
Sheriff's Office
Punta Gorda Police Department
Charlotte County Annual Comparison [back to top]
  2015 2014 % Change
Population 167,141 164,467 1.6%
Total Arrests 9,542 10,489 -9.0%
Total Index Offenses 2,937 3,208 -8.4%
Violent Rate 207.6 179.4 15.7%
Property Rate 1,549.6 1,771.2 -12.5%
Index Rate 1,757.2 1,950.5 -9.9%
2015 State Crime Comparison [back to top]
County Crimes per
100,000 people
Leon (Tallahassee) 5335.7
Orange (Orlando) 4548.0
Bay (Panama City) 4538.1
Duval (Jacksonville) 4407.9
Miami-Dade (Miami) 4382.6
Broward (Ft. Lauderdale) 3589.9
Alachua (Gainesville) 3497.5
Manatee (Bradenton) 3209.1
Desoto (Arcadia) 2625.3
Sarasota (Sarasota & North Port) 2496.2
Hillsborough (Tampa) 2368.1
Lee ( Ft. Myers/Cape Coral) 2263.9
Charlotte (Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda) 1757.2
Annual Crime Reports   [back to top]
Charlotte County Crime Report 2015
Charlotte County Crime Report 2014
Charlotte County Crime Report 2013
Charlotte County Crime Report 2012
Charlotte County Crime Report 2011
Charlotte County Crime Report 2010
Charlotte County Crime Report 2009
Charlotte County Crime Report 2008
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office   [back to top]
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982
Phone: (941) 639-2101
Map to the Sheriff's Office.
Punta Gorda Police   [back to top]
Punta Gorda Police Department
1410 Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone: (941) 639-4111
Map to the Punta Gorda Police.

Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement

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‘We did not tie up the land just to sit on it’
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