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Calera, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 1,114 total crimes reported in Calera, Alabama (146 of them violent). Of the 371 crimes that happen every year in Calera, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Calera, Alabama every 23 hours. This includes 3 murders, 8 rapes, and almost eight hundred thefts (including 10 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Calera, Alabama (2002, 2004, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Calera, Alabama for 3 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Calera has grown by 47%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 7%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 3 years in Calera. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Calera, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Calera, Alabama (2002, 2004, 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 Calera, Alabama (2002, 2004, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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