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.
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).
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 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.