This webpage contains crime figures for Perry County, Alabama. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Perry County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Perry County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,172 total crimes reported in Perry County, Alabama (416 of them violent). Of the 272 crimes that occur a year in Perry County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Perry County, Alabama 272 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 9 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 135 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Perry County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Perry County increased by 88 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 83 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Perry County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly five hundred for Perry County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Perry County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Perry 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.