This webpage contains crime figures for Coffee County, Alabama. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Coffee County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Coffee County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 7,023 total crimes reported in Coffee County, Alabama (728 of them violent). Of the 780 crimes that occur a year in Coffee County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Coffee County, Alabama every 11 hours. This includes 8 murders, 80 rapes, and more than four thousand thefts (including 358 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Coffee County, Alabama for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Coffee County increased by 8 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 37 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 9 years in Coffee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six hundred for Coffee County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Coffee County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Coffee 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.