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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleDouglas/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,598 (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)249 (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)1,349 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Douglas crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Douglas are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Douglas you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Douglas is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Douglas has decreased by 84%

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      Daily Crime In Douglas (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Douglas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Douglas is 1 in 402
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Douglas is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Douglas is 1 in 63

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

      Douglas police department

      ItemDouglasAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.34.13.3
      There are a total of 4 Douglas police officers. This results in 5.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.1% greater than the Alabama average and 62.5% 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
      Sardis City, AL1,5701759511,126
      Cleveland, AL1,1762191,1881,407
      Blountsville, AL1,9882331,2611,494
      New Union, AL1,1382541,3761,630
      Carlisle-Rockledge, AL2,6462771,4991,776
      Arab, AL8,2474272,3112,738
      Attalla, AL5,9345563,0103,565
      Douglas, AL1,0562491,3491,598

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coal Hill, AR1,0562551,3651,620
      Millport, AL1,0562451,3251,570
      Clear Lake, WA1,0561101,0381,147
      Damariscotta, ME1,05602,0622,062
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05601,8331,833
      Douglas, AL1,0562491,3491,598
      Source: The Douglas, 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.