Ames Crime Statistics:
In Ames, until 2011 the violent crime rate was marginally above Iowas crime rate. After 2011 Ames experienced a drastic decrease in the violent crime rate along with a downward trend for the future.
Not until mid-2013 was Ames able to effectively have a lower theft crimes rate than the State of Iowa. The theft crimes rate reports property damage and various methods of theft. Overall for the future outlook of Ames, the downward trend in theft crimes is positive news.