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Randolph County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,834 total crimes reported in Randolph County, Indiana (130 of them violent). Of the 354 crimes that happen every year in Randolph County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Randolph County, Indiana 354 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 48 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 105 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Randolph County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Randolph County, Indiana for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Randolph County has grown by 42%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 52%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Randolph County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Randolph County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Randolph County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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 Randolph County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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

Randolph 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, after examining the data and making inquiries, the FBI determined that the agency was unable to report aggravated assaults according to the UCR definition. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.
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