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Talladega County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 17,883 total crimes reported in Talladega County, Alabama (1,197 of them violent). Of the 1,788 crimes that take place per year in Talladega County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Talladega County, Alabama every 4 hours. This includes 11 murders, 129 rapes, and at least thirteen thousand thefts (including 673 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Talladega County, Alabama for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Talladega County has risen by 66%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 59%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Talladega County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about three thousand for Talladega County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Talladega County, Alabama (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Talladega County, Alabama (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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