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Saraland, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 3,295 total crimes reported in Saraland, Alabama (163 of them violent). Of the 549 crimes that transpire each year in Saraland, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Saraland, Alabama every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and close to three thousand thefts (including 174 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Saraland, Alabama (2000-2001, 2003-2005, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2002, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Saraland, Alabama for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Saraland has diminished by 77 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 5 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 6 years in Saraland. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Saraland, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Saraland, Alabama (2000-2001, 2003-2005, 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 Saraland, Alabama (2000-2001, 2003-2005, 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

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