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Beloit, Wisconsin Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 20,671 total crimes reported in Beloit, Wisconsin (1,472 of them violent). Of the 2,067 crimes that happen every year in Beloit, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Beloit, Wisconsin every 4 hours. This includes 17 murders, 155 rapes, and almost sixteen thousand thefts (including 1,208 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Beloit, Wisconsin for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Beloit has grown by 59%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 75%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Beloit. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than five thousand for Beloit, Wisconsin in 2009.

Crime Trends in Beloit, 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 Beloit, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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