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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,658 total crimes reported in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (88 of them violent). Of the 366 crimes that transpire each year in Fort Atkinson, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin every 23 hours.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Fort Atkinson has diminished by 40 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 60 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Fort Atkinson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 2009.

Crime Trends in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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 cities like Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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