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Coffee County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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.

Total Crime

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).

Total Crime in Coffee County, Alabama (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

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 Trends in Coffee County, Alabama (2000-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Coffee County, Alabama (2000-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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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.

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