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Dubois County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,739 total crimes reported in Dubois County, Indiana (77 of them violent). Of the 274 crimes that happen every year in Dubois County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dubois County, Indiana 274 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 5 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 137 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Dubois County, Indiana for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Dubois County has lessened by 53%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 14%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Dubois County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Dubois County, Indiana in 2009.

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

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 Dubois County, Indiana (1999-2008)

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

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