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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 59%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleDale/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,027 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)163 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)864 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Dale crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dale are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Dale you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dale is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dale has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Dale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dale is 1 in 615
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dale is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dale is 1 in 98

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

      Dale police department

      ItemDaleIndianaNational
      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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      Santa Claus, IN2,726109577686
      Ferdinand, IN2,119138734872
      Winslow, IN1,1341951,0371,232
      Huntingburg, IN6,4145221,3851,907
      St. Meinrad, IN5954082,1702,578
      Chrisney, IN6314392,3302,769
      Spurgeon, IN1364842,5743,058
      Dale, IN1,6011638641,027

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garrett, WA1,6011371,2471,384
      Goshen, AR1,60182401483
      Walnut, IL1,6011898561,045
      Hampden-Sydney, VA1,600104819923
      Delavan, IL1,6001252,3052,430
      Dale, IN1,6011638641,027
      Source: The Dale, 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.