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Grant County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 17,766 total crimes reported in Grant County, Indiana (1,245 of them violent). Of the 2,221 crimes that transpire each year in Grant County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Grant County, Indiana every 3 hours. This includes 13 murders, 136 rapes, and over thirteen thousand thefts (including 987 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Grant County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Grant County, Indiana for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Grant County has diminished by 7 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 162 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Grant County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Grant County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Grant County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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 Grant County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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

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