As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 5,943 crime has been reported in Shimoga.
Shimoga has highest crime rate of 339.07 compare to National crime rate 218.67 in 2013.
In Shimoga,the highest crime is Dacoity where as lowest crime is Theft in 2013.
Shimoga District in Karnataka stands 108th in all crime records in 2013. 103rd in no of murders, 101st in no of rapes, 67th in no of robberies, 200th in no of thefts, 36th in no of dacoities, 160th in no of kidnapings, 44th in no of riots.