This page contains crime numbers for Marengo County, Alabama. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Marengo County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Marengo County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,934 total crimes reported in Marengo County, Alabama (756 of them violent). Of the 617 crimes that happen every year in Marengo County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Marengo County, Alabama every 14 hours. This includes 9 murders, 51 rapes, and greater than three thousand thefts (including 130 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Marengo County, Alabama for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Marengo County has grown by 34%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 14%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Marengo County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than seven hundred for Marengo County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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