This webpage contains crime data for Jackson County, Alabama. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Jackson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Jackson County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 10,989 total crimes reported in Jackson County, Alabama (865 of them violent). Of the 1,221 crimes that transpire each year in Jackson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jackson County, Alabama every 7 hours. This includes 20 murders, 78 rapes, and over eight thousand thefts (including 911 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Jackson County, Alabama for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Jackson County has climbed by 27 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 73 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Jackson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two thousand for Jackson County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Jackson County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Jackson 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.