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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,345 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)201 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,144 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Butler crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butler are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butler is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butler has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 499
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 75

      Year Over Year Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

      Butler police department

      ItemButlerIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Hamilton, IN1,564112641754
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721145829974
      Grabill, IN1,4481609111,071
      Ashley, IN1,0971781,0151,193
      Edgerton, OH2,1621401,0871,227
      Auburn, IN12,758531,2781,331
      Waterloo, IN2,1662081,1841,392
      Butler, IN2,6362011,1441,345

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairview, OK2,6362291,0291,258
      Reno city (Parker and Tarrant Counties), TX2,6371941,1171,311
      Richlands, NC2,63701,2221,222
      University Park, MD2,635187712899
      Huntsville, AR2,6352771,4831,760
      Butler, IN2,6362011,1441,345
      Source: The Butler, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.