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Johnson County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 35,864 total crimes reported in Johnson County, Indiana (2,362 of them violent). Of the 3,586 crimes that take place per year in Johnson County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Johnson County, Indiana every 2 hours. This includes 14 murders, 153 rapes, and at least thirty thousand thefts (including 1,330 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Johnson County, Indiana for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Johnson County has risen by 49%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 78%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Johnson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about five thousand for Johnson County, Indiana in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Johnson County, Indiana (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Johnson County, Indiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2005, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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