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Escambia County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 8,397 total crimes reported in Escambia County, Alabama (1,317 of them violent). Of the 1,050 crimes that transpire each year in Escambia County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Escambia County, Alabama every 8 hours. This includes 15 murders, 49 rapes, and close to six thousand thefts (including 324 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Escambia County, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Escambia County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Escambia County has diminished by 24 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 63 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Escambia County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Escambia County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Escambia County, Alabama (2001-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Escambia County, Alabama (2001-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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