Bartholomew County had 1,760 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 787.45 per 100.000 population which is by 6.55% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 62 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Allen and county Clark it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bartholomew is larceny/theft - 335 arrests followed by burglary - 152 and motor vehicle theft - 92 arrests.
Violent crime in Bartholomew County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 24.32% lower.