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Barbour County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,200 total crimes reported in Barbour County, Alabama (330 of them violent). Of the 400 crimes that transpire each year in Barbour County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Barbour County, Alabama every 21 hours. This includes 8 murders, 30 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 140 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Barbour County, Alabama (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Barbour County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Barbour County has diminished by 559 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 129 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Barbour County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Barbour County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Barbour County, Alabama (2001-2008)

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 counties like Barbour County, Alabama (2001-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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