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LaGrange County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,137 total crimes reported in LaGrange County, Indiana (25 of them violent). Of the 227 crimes that occur a year in LaGrange County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in LaGrange County, Indiana 227 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 4 rapes, and eight hundred thefts (including 50 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Lagrange County, Indiana (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in LaGrange County, Indiana for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in LaGrange County increased by 27 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 450 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 5 years in LaGrange County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three hundred for LaGrange County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lagrange County, Indiana (2004-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Lagrange County, Indiana (2004-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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