This page contains crime rates for Cherokee County, Alabama. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Cherokee County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Cherokee County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,602 total crimes reported in Cherokee County, Alabama (58 of them violent). Of the 200 crimes that take place per year in Cherokee County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cherokee County, Alabama 200 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 10 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 78 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Cherokee County, Alabama for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Cherokee County has risen by 55%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 67%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Cherokee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three hundred for Cherokee County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Cherokee County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Cherokee 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.