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Allen County, Indiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Allen County, Indiana. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Allen County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Allen County, Indiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 128,356 total crimes reported in Allen County, Indiana (8,563 of them violent). Of the 12,836 crimes that transpire each year in Allen County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Allen County, Indiana every 40 minutes. This includes 223 murders, 1,040 rapes, and over ninety-six thousand thefts (including 9,812 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Allen County, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Allen County has diminished by 1 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 7 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Allen County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirteen thousand for Allen County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Allen County, Indiana (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Allen County, Indiana (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Allen County, Indiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2006, due to an annexation, figures may not be comparable to previous years' data.
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