Yearly, the Valparaiso Police Department releases a summary of crime statistics and the top crash locations within the city. The crime statistics are major offenses as defined by the FBI. In 2017 the City of Valparaiso had 554 major crimes reported, compared to 603 major crimes in 2016, a reduction of 49 major crimes or 8% from 2016. A total of 1,806 vehicle crashes were documented in 2017. The intersection of Calumet, Valepark and Roosevelt (roundabout) was the top location for the most vehicle crashes with 65 crashes. For more of these statistics check out the WIMS Facebook page.