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Decatur City, Alabama Crime Analysis

   (County: Morgan County)

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Crime in Decatur City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 4 4 1 1 2 0 3 0 4 3 2 5
    per 100,000 n/a 7 7 2 2 4 0 5 0 7 5 4 9
Rape n/a 17 11 20 12 25 28 29 28 17 19 9 12
    per 100,000 n/a 31 20 37 22 45 50 52 50 30 34 16 21
Robbery n/a 105 117 137 62 80 105 123 78 74 56 80 26
    per 100,000 n/a 193 216 251 113 144 187 220 139 129 100 143 46
Assault n/a 91 89 109 125 142 118 136 117 117 119 149 106
    per 100,000 n/a 167 164 200 228 256 211 243 208 205 213 265 189
Burglary n/a 773 780 710 742 716 830 976 743 682 815 821 569
    per 100,000 n/a 1,421 1,441 1,301 1,353 1,292 1,482 1,745 1,320 1,193 1,457 1,463 1,014
Larceny Theft n/a 2,706 3,001 3,026 3,035 2,630 2,584 2,889 2,398 1,920 1,131 1,964 1,831
    per 100,000 n/a 4,974 5,546 5,543 5,532 4,747 4,613 5,164 4,260 3,359 2,021 3,499 3,264
Vehicle Theft n/a 114 176 185 217 283 210 131 93 149 163 128 153
    per 100,000 n/a 210 325 339 396 511 375 234 165 261 291 228 273
Arson n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 54 55 67 50 62 63 73 56 53 49 60 37
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 898 989 980 999 907 906 999 809 688 531 728 638
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 476 522 524 524 485 484 536 432 370 290 394 338


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



Jails in Decatur City, Alabama


  • Morgan County Jail And Annex


    302 Lee St., N.e., Decatur, AL 35602
    Confined: 204

  • Decatur City Jail


    402 Lee Street, Decatur, AL 35601
    Capacity: 96
    Confined: 82
    Avg. Population: 78
    Year Built: 1971
    Year Renovated: 1993


(updated 2006)



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