This page contains crime rates for Sumter County, Alabama. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Sumter County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Sumter County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,938 total crimes reported in Sumter County, Alabama (272 of them violent). Of the 242 crimes that take place per year in Sumter County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sumter County, Alabama 242 times a year. This includes 5 murders, 12 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 78 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Sumter County, Alabama for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Sumter County has been reduced by 266%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 240%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Sumter County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Sumter County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Sumter County, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Sumter 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.