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Bartholomew County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 25,683 total crimes reported in Bartholomew County, Indiana (850 of them violent). Of the 2,568 crimes that transpire each year in Bartholomew County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bartholomew County, Indiana every 3 hours. This includes 10 murders, 93 rapes, and over twenty-two thousand thefts (including 1,010 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Bartholomew County, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Bartholomew County has climbed by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 26 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Bartholomew County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over three thousand for Bartholomew County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bartholomew 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 Bartholomew 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

Bartholomew County, Indiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bartholomew 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.