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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,254 total crimes reported in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (97 of them violent). Of the 525 crimes that happen every year in Beaver Dam, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin every 16 hours.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Beaver Dam has grown by 4%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 8%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Beaver Dam. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in 2009.

Crime Trends in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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 cities like Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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