SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Statistical analysis of crime in the state

Monday, August 26, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

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The records: The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report on crime statistics from 17,000 city, county and state law enforcement agencies voluntarily submitting information. Reports are organized annually, monthly or from a particular year to the present date.

Why you’d want them: The reports provide numbers on arrests, arson, domestic violence, homicides, etc., from any given month in any given year, dating to 2001.

Where you get the records:

Go to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Web site ( Below the logo, select "Uniform Crime Reporting" under the "Statistics/Media" tab.

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