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Total crime 116%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 157%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchester/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime235n/a (estimate)5,0712,1412,346
Murder0n/a0.07.56.5
Rape0n/a0.034.838.4
Robbery1n/a21.662.473.9
Assault1n/a21.6253.0279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)43358388
Burglary16n/a345.3280.4314.2
Theft203n/a4,380.71,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theft14n/a302.1228.5246.0
Property crime233n/a (estimate)5,0281,7831,958

Key findings

  • Winchester crime rates are 116% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winchester are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winchester is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winchester has increased by 158%

Winchester crime map

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The Winchester crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Winchester as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Winchester crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Winchester (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Winchester, Indiana is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Winchester are 2.37 times more than the Indiana average and 2.16 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Winchester are 8.29 times less than than Indiana and 8.99 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Winchester are 2.82 times more than than Indiana and 2.57 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Winchester (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Winchester in comparison to other Indiana communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Winchester safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winchester being safer than 27% of cities in Indiana and 25% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Indiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Winchester. In conclusion, Winchester ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winchester is 1 in 2317
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winchester is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winchester is 1 in 20
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Winchester, Indiana you have a 1 in 2317 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winchester.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Winchester, IN is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Winchester has decreased by 86%, while the property crime rate in Winchester has increased by 204% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Winchester has increased by 158% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Winchester police department

      ItemWinchesterIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)118,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
      There are a total of 11 Winchester police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Indiana average and 31.5% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Albany, IN1,988158786944
      Farmland, IN1,308158789947
      Parker City, IN1,429167830997
      Lynn, IN1,0911708461,016
      Redkey, IN1,4901879331,120
      Union City, OH1,8031649821,146
      Dunkirk, IN2,3412041,0171,221
      Winchester, IN4,958435,0285,071

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bristol, WI4,957162747909
      Columbia Falls, MT4,9602991,4111,710
      East Greenbush, NY4,9602298881,117
      Byron, GA4,9561892,7152,903
      Bethlehem, NC4,9612641,4031,668
      Winchester, IN4,958435,0285,071
      Source: The Winchester, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.