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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 10%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrent/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime114n/a (estimate)2,3493,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape2n/a41.240.842.6
Robbery2n/a41.283.486.2
Assault14n/a288.5387.6246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)371520381
Burglary25n/a515.1590.1376.0
Theft66n/a1,360.01,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a103.0268.3228.9
Property crime96n/a (estimate)1,9782,8172,200

Key findings

  • Brent crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brent are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Brent you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brent is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brent has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Brent (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Brent for every 100,000 residents. The Brent total amount of daily crime is 1.42 times less than the Alabama average and 1.10 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brent, is 1.40 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 1.03 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Brent has a daily crime average that is 1.42 times less than the Alabama average and 1.11 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Brent (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Brent to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Brent safe? The gauges above illustrate that Brent is safer than 71% of every city located within Alabama along with 32% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Brent, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brent

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brent is 1 in 270
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brent is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brent is 1 in 43
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brent? In Brent, AL you have a 1 in 270 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brent.

      Year Over Year Crime In Brent (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Brent, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Brent has increased by 30%, the amount of property crime in Brent has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Brent has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Brent police department

      ItemBrentAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)59,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.04.13.3
      There are a total of 5 Brent police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.1% less than the Alabama average and 68.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centreville, AL2,7202081,1291,338
      West Blocton, AL1,3342501,3541,604
      Brent, AL4,9023711,9782,349

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eagleton Village, TN4,9024962,2482,744
      Big Pine Key, FL4,902100593693
      Cochran, GA4,9012253,1343,359
      Travelers Rest, SC4,903584,7464,804
      Edenton, NC4,9001,1133,1044,218
      Brent, AL4,9023711,9782,349
      Source: The Brent, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.