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Parke County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2007 and 2008 there were 449 total crimes reported in Parke County, Indiana (20 of them violent). Of the 225 crimes that happen every year in Parke County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Parke County, Indiana 225 times a year.

Total Crime in Parke County, Indiana (2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Parke County, Indiana for 2 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Parke County has lessened by 19%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 18%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 2 years in Parke County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Parke County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Parke County, Indiana (2007-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Parke County, Indiana (2007-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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