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Crime rate in Lawrence, Indiana (IN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Lawrence, IN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Lawrence, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Lawrence, IN is 251 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 77.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Lawrence crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2006. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 2 compared to 2006.
See how dangerous Lawrence, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lawrence:

251.2
Cumberland:

229.5
Fishers:

58.9
Indianapolis:

583.7
Carmel:

53.8
Beech Grove:

182.1
Greenfield:

210.8
Noblesville:

83.8
Westfield:

55.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lawrence by year

Type

2005

2006

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.4)
3
(7.3)
5
(10.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(31.6)
3
(7.3)
15
(30.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
76
(184.9)
114
(276.5)
87
(177.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(133.8)
20
(48.5)
103
(209.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
305
(742.0)
222
(538.4)
185
(376.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
616
(1,499)
674
(1,635)
754
(1,536)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
198
(481.7)
167
(405.0)
144
(293.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(10.2)
City-Data.com crime index262.8248.5251.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Lawrence:

244.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lawrence:

184.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lawrence:

195.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lawrence:

203.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lawrence:

231.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lawrence:

211.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lawrence:

196.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2006
Lawrence:

250.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lawrence:

295.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lawrence:

252.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lawrence:

207.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lawrence:

225.0
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 82 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Indiana average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 79 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 64 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 66 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 59 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 60 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 59 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 59 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lawrence, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 46216.