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Tippecanoe County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 39,963 total crimes reported in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (2,679 of them violent). Of the 4,440 crimes that happen every year in Tippecanoe County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tippecanoe County, Indiana 13 times every day. This includes 21 murders, 378 rapes, and greater than twenty-nine thousand thefts (including 1,988 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (2000-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Tippecanoe County, Indiana for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Tippecanoe County has grown by 27%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 52%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 9 years in Tippecanoe County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than five thousand for Tippecanoe County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (2000-2008)

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 Tippecanoe County, Indiana (2000-2008)

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

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