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White County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 1,282 total crimes reported in White County, Indiana (19 of them violent). Of the 183 crimes that occur a year in White County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in White County, Indiana 183 times a year.

Total Crime in White County, Indiana (2002-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in White County, Indiana for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in White County increased by 13 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in White County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for White County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in White County, Indiana (2002-2008)

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 counties like White County, Indiana (2002-2008)

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

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