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Dothan City, Alabama Crime Analysis

   (County: Houston County)

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Crime in Dothan City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 3 1 4 9 8 7 8 3 1 1 2 5 4
    per 100,000 5 2 7 15 13 11 12 5 1 1 3 8 6
Rape 43 40 38 59 57 58 46 30 32 29 22 30 16
    per 100,000 74 69 64 98 92 92 71 45 47 42 33 45 24
Robbery 83 90 110 124 156 189 190 189 168 118 106 100 78
    per 100,000 143 155 186 205 253 299 293 285 249 171 161 151 115
Assault 58 81 87 89 112 127 174 178 0 263 213 184 236
    per 100,000 100 139 147 147 182 201 268 268 0 380 324 278 348
Burglary 562 568 670 751 760 881 790 859 813 1,011 607 886 591
    per 100,000 970 975 1,132 1,243 1,233 1,392 1,217 1,293 1,205 1,462 922 1,337 872
Larceny Theft 2,239 2,152 2,100 2,310 2,617 2,266 2,369 2,506 2,310 2,034 2,014 1,918 1,802
    per 100,000 3,863 3,695 3,548 3,823 4,244 3,581 3,648 3,773 3,422 2,942 3,060 2,894 2,657
Vehicle Theft 117 140 147 146 155 203 186 148 137 91 116 130 109
    per 100,000 202 240 248 242 251 321 286 223 203 132 176 196 161
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
47 53 60 70 83 95 105 100 50 103 86 80 84
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
730 715 729 802 883 838 836 878 815 784 684 734 626
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
388 384 395 436 483 466 470 489 433 443 385 407 355


(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 Dothan City, Alabama


  • Houston County Jail


    164 North Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36303
    Capacity: 386
    Confined: 449
    Avg. Population: 420
    Year Built: 2001

  • Dothan City Jail


    210 N. Saint Andrews Street, Dothan, AL 36303
    Confined: 65


(updated 2006)



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