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Germantown, Wisconsin Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,847 total crimes reported in Germantown, Wisconsin (100 of them violent). Of the 385 crimes that transpire each year in Germantown, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Germantown, Wisconsin every 22 hours. This includes 2 murders, 26 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 131 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Germantown, Wisconsin for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Germantown has climbed by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 90 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Germantown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Germantown, Wisconsin in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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