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Irondale, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,737 total crimes reported in Irondale, Alabama (380 of them violent). Of the 534 crimes that occur a year in Irondale, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Irondale, Alabama every 16 hours. This includes 4 murders, 28 rapes, and nearly three thousand thefts (including 360 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Irondale, Alabama (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Irondale, Alabama for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Irondale increased by 8 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 10 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in Irondale. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly seven hundred for Irondale, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Irondale, Alabama (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

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 cities like Irondale, Alabama (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

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

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