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Alexander City, Alabama Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Alexander City, Alabama. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Alexander City compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Alexander City, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,029 total crimes reported in Alexander City, Alabama (936 of them violent). Of the 1,004 crimes that transpire each year in Alexander City, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Alexander City, Alabama every 8 hours. This includes 14 murders, 70 rapes, and close to six thousand thefts (including 213 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Alexander City, Alabama (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Alexander City, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Alexander City has climbed by 34 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 63 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Alexander City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Alexander City, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends Alexander City, Alabama (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Alexander City, Alabama (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Alexander City, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Alexander City conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.