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Guntersville, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,984 total crimes reported in Guntersville, Alabama (425 of them violent). Of the 831 crimes that take place per year in Guntersville, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Guntersville, Alabama every 10 hours. This includes 3 murders, 28 rapes, and just about four thousand thefts (including 184 car thefts).

Total Crime in Guntersville, Alabama (2001-2005, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2006 or 2007, 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 Guntersville, Alabama for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Guntersville has been reduced by 5%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 29%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 6 years in Guntersville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for Guntersville, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Guntersville, Alabama (2001-2005, 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 Guntersville, Alabama (2001-2005, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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