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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 48%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,241 (estimate)2,5902,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a32.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a54.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a357.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)217 (estimate)454388
Burglaryn/an/an/a399.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,023 (estimate)2,1371,958

Key findings

  • Douglas crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Douglas are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Douglas you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Douglas is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Douglas has decreased by 19%

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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 461
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Douglas is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Douglas is 1 in 81

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sardis City, AL1,570153721874
      Cleveland, AL1,1761919011,092
      Blountsville, AL1,9882039571,160
      New Union, AL1,1382221,0441,266
      Carlisle-Rockledge, AL2,6462421,1371,379
      Arab, AL8,2473721,7532,126
      Attalla, AL5,9344852,2832,768
      Douglas, AL1,0562171,0231,241

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Millport, AL1,0562141,0051,219
      Coal Hill, AR1,0563151,2241,539
      Riverdale Park, CA1,0562481,2011,449
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05601,8331,833
      Central City, IL1,0562328491,081
      Douglas, AL1,0562171,0231,241
      Source: The Douglas, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.