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Wabash, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,058 total crimes reported in Wabash, Indiana (72 of them violent). Of the 206 crimes that occur a year in Wabash, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wabash, Indiana 206 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 11 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 131 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Wabash, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Wabash increased by 18 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 90 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Wabash. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for Wabash, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Wabash, Indiana (1999-2008)

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 cities like Wabash, Indiana (1999-2008)

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

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

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