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Florence, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 17,021 total crimes reported in Florence, Alabama (1,413 of them violent). Of the 1,891 crimes that take place per year in Florence, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Florence, Alabama every 4 hours. This includes 12 murders, 112 rapes, and at least twelve thousand thefts (including 432 car thefts).

Total Crime in Florence, Alabama (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2006, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Florence, Alabama for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Florence has risen by 16%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 22%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 9 years in Florence. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two thousand for Florence, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Florence, Alabama (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

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 cities like Florence, Alabama (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

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

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