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Lafayette, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Population data are not available for Lafayette, Alabama, so we can't show you how Lafayette ranks against other similar areas for the moment. Still, you can find crime statistics for other cities in Chambers County, the State of Alabama, or you can look through the available public records resources by clicking the menu tab above.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,837 total crimes reported in Lafayette, Alabama (372 of them violent). Of the 230 crimes that transpire each year in Lafayette, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lafayette, Alabama 230 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 8 rapes, and over one thousand thefts (including 76 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Lafayette, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lafayette, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lafayette has diminished by 44 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 148 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Lafayette. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Lafayette, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lafayette, Alabama (2001-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Data Information

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