Today it is still bad but it s infamy is more reputation based since it s had recent exodus and the crime rates have drastically declined. Gary violent crime is 39 6.
Still quite unpleasant but now it only ranks 19th in forbes s list of worst places in america.
Gary indiana crime. The us average is 22 7 gary property crime is 66 0. The us average is 35 4 you should know. Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter forcible rape robbery and aggravated assault.
The residents of gary claim that most people only think chicago is dangerous. In the last 5. The number of homicides stood at 40 a decrease of 8 compared to 2017.
The 2018 gary crime rate fell by 8 compared to 2017. Kenneth walls was in the 400 block of clark road when he was fatally. The amount of violent crime in gary has increased by 12 the amount of property crime in gary has decreased by 1 and the total amount of crime in gary has not changed year over year.
29 296 likes 518 talking about this. Violent crime is composed of four offenses. It was higher than in 93 1 u s.
Property crime includes the offenses of burglary larceny theft motor vehicle theft and arson. An analysis of year to year crime rates in gary indiana per 100 000 people is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. Gary the private security company under whose watch a murder suspect escaped monday in gary indiana has commented publicly for the first time.
A 21 year old man was fatally shot saturday in gary indiana according to the lake county coroner s office. Within indiana more than 96 of the communities have a lower crime rate than gary. Gary crime news is a social media aggregate of stories and tips about gary and surrounding areas.
Importantly when you compare gary to other communities of similar population then gary crime rate violent and property crimes combined is quite a bit higher than average. Much like indianapolis one in every 15 residents is likely to become the victim of a crime. Wisconsin based redi transports was transporting 22 year old leon taylor of hammond indiana when he escaped from the vehicle despite being locked into a belly chain with handcuffs and a leg brace police said.
But take a 20 minute drive from chicago to gary indiana and you can see what dangerous really looks like.