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Crime Scene Cleanup Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crime Scene Cleanup Services Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Environmental Science | May 2015

Deep cleaning: A declining crime rate will cause industry revenue to contract

IBISWorld’s Crime Scene Cleanup Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$358m
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
1,296
Businesses
612
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A declining crime rate is causing industry revenue to fall, as participants compete among each other for a decreasing number of jobs. As a result, operators must compete on price, which is causing profit to contract. Luckily for industry operators, crime is going nowhere any time soon. Although revenue is forecast to continue contracting over the next five years, well-established and experienced operators are expected to gain market share as unsuccessful companies exit.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has a low level of concentration, with no player holding significant market power. The industry is highly fragmented, with a large number of small and independent players. Competition within the industry is high, contributing to its moderate barriers to entry. The skill level needed to compete successfully in the industry is moderate, and operators are required to complete a certification process. Operators must also comply with federal regulatory requirements.

Once certification is acquired, new entrants will be further challenged by several factors, including building brand recognition. To effectively compete with established competitors, potential operators must gain the trust of consumers by developing a reputation for reliability and quality work... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Crime Scene Cleanup Services Industry?

This industry provides a variety of cleaning services at crime and trauma scenes, including cleanup of homicides, suicides and other incidents where blood and bodily fluids are present. Additionally, the industry cleans and decontaminates chemically contaminated sites, such as methamphetamine laboratories. Industry operators are hired by the property owner of the site of the crime scene, although an individual’s or business’ insurance policy typically covers services.

Industry Products
Suicide and homicide cleanupDecomposition and undiscovered death cleanupBlood cleanup
 
Industry Activities
Homicide cleanupSuicide cleanupUnattended death cleanupBlood cleanupDecontaminating illicit drug laboratoriesTear gas cleanup


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