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Henry County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,167 total crimes reported in Henry County, Alabama (235 of them violent). Of the 217 crimes that occur a year in Henry County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Henry County, Alabama 217 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 24 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 135 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Henry County, Alabama for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Henry County increased by 100 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Henry County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than five hundred for Henry County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Henry County, Alabama (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Henry County, Alabama (1999-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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