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Cass County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,184 total crimes reported in Cass County, Indiana (282 of them violent). Of the 818 crimes that take place per year in Cass County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cass County, Indiana every 10 hours. This includes 2 murders, 58 rapes, and just about seven thousand thefts (including 486 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Cass County, Indiana for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Cass County has been reduced by 1%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 150%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Cass County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for Cass County, Indiana in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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