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Hale County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,936 total crimes reported in Hale County, Alabama (356 of them violent). Of the 242 crimes that take place per year in Hale County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hale County, Alabama 242 times a year. This includes 5 murders, 20 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 149 car thefts).

Total Crime in Hale 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Hale County, Alabama for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Hale County has risen by 81%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 89%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Hale County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about five hundred for Hale County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hale County, 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

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

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

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