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Crime Statistics

The Fargo Police Department submits single and multiple-offense incidents to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) through monthly electronic records. To maintain uniformity in reporting, the department counts various elements of an incident. Like the prior Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, NIBRS includes the categories of Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Property. NIBRS data are based on five basic units of count: incidents; offenses; victims; known offenders; and arrestees. NIBRS also collects the additional category of Crimes Against Society, which are those offenses that represent society's prohibitions against certain activities such as gambling or prostitution.

Data may fluctuate month to month depending on the evolution of a case resulting in a change of charges.

View the YTD January-July 2021 NIBRS Crime Statistics Overview*

View the YTD January-July 2021 NIBRS by Month Crime Statistics*

*As of August 17, 2021, the number of reported Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter offenses should show three offenses not four. This inaccuracy has been reported to the State of North Dakota for adjustment.

Additional Resources

View North Dakota Crime Statistics

Learn more about ND NIBRS Offense Definitions


Annual Reports


2020 Annual Report and 2021 Mid-Year Report

2019 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report