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Clanton, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,548 total crimes reported in Clanton, Alabama (439 of them violent). Of the 319 crimes that happen every year in Clanton, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clanton, Alabama 319 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 14 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 129 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Clanton, 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Clanton, Alabama for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Clanton has grown by 59%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 6%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Clanton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Clanton, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Clanton, Alabama (2001-2008)

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 Clanton, Alabama (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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