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Gibson County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 785 total crimes reported in Gibson County, Indiana (30 of them violent). Of the 196 crimes that transpire each year in Gibson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gibson County, Indiana 196 times a year.

Total Crime in Gibson County, Indiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Gibson County, Indiana for 4 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Gibson County has climbed by 89 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 36 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 4 years in Gibson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over three hundred for Gibson County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gibson County, Indiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

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 Gibson County, Indiana (2004-2005, 2007-2008)

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

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