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Fountain County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2007 there were 706 total crimes reported in Fountain County, Indiana (76 of them violent). Of the 141 crimes that transpire each year in Fountain County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fountain County, Indiana 141 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 3 rapes, and close to five hundred thefts (including 26 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Fountain County, Indiana (2002-2003, 2005-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Fountain County, Indiana for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Fountain County has diminished by 49 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 117 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over these years in Fountain County.

Crime Trends in Fountain County, Indiana (2002-2003, 2005-2007)

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 Fountain County, Indiana (2002-2003, 2005-2007)

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

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