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Cullman County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 15,635 total crimes reported in Cullman County, Alabama (815 of them violent). Of the 1,564 crimes that happen every year in Cullman County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cullman County, Alabama every 5 hours. This includes 9 murders, 148 rapes, and greater than eleven thousand thefts (including 1,018 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Cullman County, Alabama for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Cullman County has grown by 53%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 78%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Cullman County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost three thousand for Cullman County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cullman County, Alabama (1999-2008)

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 counties like Cullman County, Alabama (1999-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Cullman County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Cullman 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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