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Henry County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 21,285 total crimes reported in Henry County, Indiana (216 of them violent). Of the 2,129 crimes that transpire each year in Henry County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Henry County, Indiana every 4 hours. This includes 9 murders, 74 rapes, and over sixteen thousand thefts (including 920 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Henry County, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Henry County has climbed by 39 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 10 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Henry County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three thousand for Henry County, Indiana in 2009.

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

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 Henry County, Indiana (1999-2008)

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

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