This page contains crime rates for Monroe County, Alabama. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Monroe County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Monroe County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,353 total crimes reported in Monroe County, Alabama (930 of them violent). Of the 622 crimes that take place per year in Monroe County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Monroe County, Alabama every 14 hours. This includes 8 murders, 25 rapes, and just about three thousand thefts (including 293 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Monroe County, Alabama for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Monroe County has risen by 42%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 8%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Monroe County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least eight hundred for Monroe County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Monroe County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Monroe 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.