The following table shows the major crime rates in Wayne County, Ohio for 2009 and 2010. The Percent Change column below shows an overall decreasing trend for most major crimes.
Not only is the average crime rate for Wayne County lower than most other places in USA, the security and protective services in Wayne County are doing a commendable job in keeping the crime rates low. This creates a secure environment for the residents of Wayne County. This low crime rate also protects the growth of local industries and businesses.
|Offenses Known to Law Enforcement|
|by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2015|
|[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]|
|1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.|
|2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.|