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Madison, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 5,807 total crimes reported in Madison, Alabama (387 of them violent). Of the 968 crimes that transpire each year in Madison, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Madison, Alabama every 9 hours. This includes 4 murders, 40 rapes, and over four thousand thefts (including 269 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Madison, Alabama (2000-2004, 2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Madison, Alabama for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Madison has climbed by 26 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 39 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 6 years in Madison. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Madison, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Madison, Alabama (2000-2004, 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 Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Madison, Alabama (2000-2004, 2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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