This webpage contains crime data for Blount County, Alabama. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Blount County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Blount County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,712 total crimes reported in Blount County, Alabama (339 of them violent). Of the 589 crimes that transpire each year in Blount County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Blount County, Alabama every 14 hours. This includes 3 murders, 37 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 393 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Blount County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Blount County has climbed by 18 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 30 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Blount County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over six hundred for Blount County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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