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Leighton, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 80 total crimes reported in Leighton, Alabama (19 of them violent). Of the 16 crimes that take place per year in Leighton, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Leighton, Alabama 16 times a year.

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

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Leighton, Alabama for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Leighton has risen by 80%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 75%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Leighton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least thirty for Leighton, Alabama in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Leighton, Alabama (2001, 2004, 2006-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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