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Fairfield, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 12,258 total crimes reported in Fairfield, Alabama (1,152 of them violent). Of the 1,532 crimes that take place per year in Fairfield, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fairfield, Alabama every 5 hours. This includes 29 murders, 62 rapes, and at least nine thousand thefts (including 1,158 car thefts).

Total Crime in Fairfield, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Fairfield, Alabama for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Fairfield has been reduced by 7%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 17%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Fairfield. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Fairfield, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Fairfield, Alabama (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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