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Wetumpka, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 2,374 total crimes reported in Wetumpka, Alabama (164 of them violent). Of the 396 crimes that transpire each year in Wetumpka, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wetumpka, Alabama every 22 hours. This includes 1 murder, 14 rapes, and close to two thousand thefts (including 59 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Wetumpka, Alabama (2002-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Wetumpka, Alabama for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Wetumpka has climbed by 25 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 39 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 6 years in Wetumpka. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to five hundred for Wetumpka, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Wetumpka, Alabama (2002-2004, 2006-2008)

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 Wetumpka, Alabama (2002-2004, 2006-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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