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New Albany, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 27,540 total crimes reported in New Albany, Indiana (1,885 of them violent). Of the 2,754 crimes that take place per year in New Albany, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in New Albany, Indiana every 3 hours. This includes 14 murders, 113 rapes, and at least twenty thousand thefts (including 1,756 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in New Albany, Indiana for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in New Albany has been reduced by 5%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 42%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in New Albany. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for New Albany, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in New Albany, 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 cities like New Albany, 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

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