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Dale County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,467 total crimes reported in Dale County, Alabama (1,232 of them violent). Of the 947 crimes that take place per year in Dale County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dale County, Alabama every 9 hours. This includes 13 murders, 108 rapes, and at least six thousand thefts (including 568 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Dale County, Alabama for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Dale County has risen by 97%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 98%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Dale County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two thousand for Dale County, Alabama in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Dale County, Alabama (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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