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Arab, Alabama Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Arab, Alabama. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Arab compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Arab, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,318 total crimes reported in Arab, Alabama (95 of them violent). Of the 580 crimes that happen every year in Arab, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Arab, Alabama every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 111 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Arab, Alabama (2001-2002, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Arab, Alabama for 4 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Arab has lessened by 9%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 34%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 4 years in Arab. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six hundred for Arab, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Arab, Alabama (2001-2002, 2007-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Arab, Alabama (2001-2002, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Arab, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Arab 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.