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Adams County, Indiana Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Adams County, Indiana. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Adams County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Adams County, Indiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,528 total crimes reported in Adams County, Indiana (80 of them violent). Of the 191 crimes that happen every year in Adams County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Adams County, Indiana 191 times a year.

Total Crime in Adams County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Adams County, Indiana for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Adams County has lessened by 45%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 50%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Adams County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Adams County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Adams County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Adams County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Adams County, Indiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Adams County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.