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Geneva County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,496 total crimes reported in Geneva County, Alabama (458 of them violent). Of the 437 crimes that happen every year in Geneva County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Geneva County, Alabama every 20 hours. This includes 4 murders, 32 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 260 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Geneva 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Geneva County, Alabama for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Geneva County has grown by 60%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 27%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Geneva County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than six hundred for Geneva County, Alabama in 2009.

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

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 Geneva County, Alabama (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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