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Lanett, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,241 total crimes reported in Lanett, Alabama (278 of them violent). Of the 560 crimes that occur a year in Lanett, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lanett, Alabama every 15 hours. This includes 4 murders, 30 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 110 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Lanett, Alabama (2001-2002, 2004, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lanett, Alabama for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lanett increased by 13 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 21 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 4 years in Lanett. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than six hundred for Lanett, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lanett, Alabama (2001-2002, 2004, 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 Lanett, Alabama (2001-2002, 2004, 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

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