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Hendricks County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,795 total crimes reported in Hendricks County, Indiana (655 of them violent). Of the 1,480 crimes that happen every year in Hendricks County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hendricks County, Indiana every 5 hours. This includes 9 murders, 69 rapes, and almost twelve thousand thefts (including 902 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Hendricks County, Indiana for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Hendricks County has grown by 55%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 83%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Hendricks County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two thousand for Hendricks County, Indiana in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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