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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleCentre/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,901 (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)296 (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)1,605 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Centre crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Centre are 22% lower than the national average
  • In Centre you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Centre is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Centre has decreased by 61%

Centre crime map

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      Daily Crime In Centre (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Centre

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Centre is 1 in 338
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Centre is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Centre is 1 in 53

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

      Centre police department

      ItemCentreAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.13.3
      There are a total of 12 Centre police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Alabama average and 5.1% 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
      Cedar Bluff, AL1,994561,1151,171
      Hokes Bluff, AL4,299701,1481,219
      Tidmore Bend, AL1,2662171,1751,392
      Coats Bend, AL1,8112381,2911,530
      Ballplay, AL1,7482481,3441,592
      Collinsville, AL1,9432731,4801,753
      Sand Rock, AL5265052,7363,241
      Centre, AL3,5732961,6051,901

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianola, WA3,5731521,4301,582
      Unicoi, TN3,5733151,4251,740
      Johnson, AR3,5732422,1532,395
      Barrington Hills, IL3,57424545569
      Morganfield, KY3,5710695695
      Centre, AL3,5732961,6051,901
      Source: The Centre, 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.