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Kosciusko County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,008 total crimes reported in Kosciusko County, Indiana (335 of them violent). Of the 901 crimes that transpire each year in Kosciusko County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kosciusko County, Indiana every 9 hours. This includes 3 murders, 72 rapes, and over seven thousand thefts (including 386 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Kosciusko County, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Kosciusko County has climbed by 19 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 12 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Kosciusko County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Kosciusko County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kosciusko 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 Kosciusko 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

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

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