This webpage contains crime figures for Lamar County, Alabama. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Lamar County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Lamar County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 669 total crimes reported in Lamar County, Alabama (62 of them violent). Of the 84 crimes that occur a year in Lamar County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lamar County, Alabama 84 times a year.
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lamar County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lamar County increased by 24 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Lamar County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than ninety for Lamar County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Lamar County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Lamar 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.