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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is generally spread according to share of population and crime rate levels, with most crime scene cleanup service providers being located in metropolitan areas. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), those living in the country's 50 largest cities account for 67.0% of all firearm homicides. Homicide and suicide cleanup services account for an estimated 24.0% of industry revenue.

The majority of operators are located in the Southeast and West regions, which combine for an estimated 46.2% of industry establishments. The Southeast region is the most populous region in the United States and includes several states with high crime rates... 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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