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Criminal statistics for the state of South Dakota

Total Crime - In 2006, South Dakota had a Total Crime Index of 1890 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 2.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 17.2% since 2002 and down even more in 1997, down 41.8%. South Dakota's Total Crime Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - South Dakota had a Violent Crime Index of 171.4 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 4.3% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 73.1% since 1982, but down 24.7% since 1994. South Dakota's Violent Crime Index has significantly rising in the past 25 years.
Property Crime - South Dakota's 2006 Property Crime Index was 1619.6 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 8.4% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 19.2% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 48.1%. South Dakota's Property Crime Index has been declining during the past twenty five years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 South Dakota Murder Rate was 1.2 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 47.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was up 100% since 1992, but down 70% since 1986. South Dakota's Murder Rate has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, South Dakota's Forcible Rape Index was 43 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 11.8% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 277.1% since 1982, but down 17% since 1992. South Dakota's Forcible Rape Index has drastically increased during the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for South Dakota was 18.6 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 0% from the previous year, 2005. The Robbery Index was up 58.9% since 1989, but down 28.2% since 1995. South Dakota's Robbery Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, increasing slightly.
Aggravated Assault - South Dakota's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 112 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 2.4% from the previous year, 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was up 65.4% since 1982, but down 32.4% since 1994. South Dakota's Aggravated Assault Index has been increasing during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, South Dakota had a Burglary Index of 338.9 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 4.8% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was down 10% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 51.1%. South Dakota's Burglary Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of South Dakota was 1188.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 11.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 21.5% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1997, down 50%. South Dakota's Larceny Theft Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for South Dakota was 91.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 11.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was down 3.9% since 1988 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 45.6%. South Dakota's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.