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Pike County, Alabama Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Pike County, Alabama. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Pike County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Pike County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 7,991 total crimes reported in Pike County, Alabama (643 of them violent). Of the 999 crimes that occur a year in Pike County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pike County, Alabama every 8 hours. This includes 6 murders, 27 rapes, and nearly six thousand thefts (including 287 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Pike County, Alabama (2000-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Pike County, Alabama for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Pike County decreased by 8 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 77 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Pike County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for Pike County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pike County, Alabama (2000-2003, 2005-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Pike County, Alabama (2000-2003, 2005-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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