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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 40%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookside/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,573 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)245 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,328 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Brookside crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brookside are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Brookside you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brookside is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brookside has decreased by 4%

Brookside crime map

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The Brookside crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Brookside as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Brookside crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Brookside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookside is 1 in 409
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookside is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookside is 1 in 64

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

      Brookside police department

      ItemBrooksideAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)69,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.13.3
      There are a total of 6 Brookside police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.9% greater than the Alabama average and 34.8% greater 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
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Kimberly, AL2,8402168321,047
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Rock Creek, AL1,4301849971,182
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532791,1191,198
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243871,2661,353
      Brookside, AL1,2022451,3281,573

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lapwai, ID1,202113725837
      Loretto, PA1,202159775934
      Moodus, CT1,20282668751
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Patoka, IN1,2021871,0671,254
      Brookside, AL1,2022451,3281,573
      Source: The Brookside, 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.