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Adams County, Iowa Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Adams County, Iowa. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Adams County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Adams County, Iowa, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 319 total crimes reported in Adams County, Iowa (23 of them violent). Of the 64 crimes that transpire each year in Adams County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Adams County, Iowa 64 times a year.

Total Crime in Adams County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Adams County, Iowa for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Adams County has diminished by 47 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 133 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 5 years in Adams County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to fifty for Adams County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Adams County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Adams County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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