The total amount of crime reported in Maine decreased from 18,332 in 2012 to 17,303 in 2013, a change of 5.61%. Maine’s population increased from 282,686 to 283,285 over the same period. Home related property crime from 2012-2013 saw a decrease of 258 cases, with forced entry representing 10.37% of reports.
This data represents a snapshot of reported crime statistics between 2012-2013. It is not indicative of national averages, does not say anything about trends to present day, and is aggregated solely as a means of using values to find points of discussion. Please keep this in mind as you navigate numbers.