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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleButler/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,730 (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)270 (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)1,461 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Butler crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butler are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butler is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butler has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 371
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 58

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

      Butler police department

      ItemButlerAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)79,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.13.3
      There are a total of 7 Butler police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.8% less than the Alabama average and 15.1% 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
      Needham, AL1216233,3763,999
      Toxey, AL1926253,3874,013
      Pennington, AL2167333,9724,705
      Butler, AL2,2552701,4611,730

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Belleair Bluffs, FL2,255471,3191,366
      Hebron, OH2,2541341,0401,174
      Neillsville, WI2,254831,4521,535
      Brundidge, AL2,2562841,5391,824
      Cranbury, NJ2,25633220253
      Butler, AL2,2552701,4611,730
      Source: The Butler, 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.