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Total crime 171%
Violent crime 310%
Property crime 144%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeighton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)6,3662,5902,346
Murder0n/a0.09.66.5
Rape2n/a265.332.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.054.273.9
Assault10n/a1,326.3357.1279.7
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)1,592454388
Burglary11n/a1,458.9399.5314.2
Theft20n/a2,652.51,515.31,398.0
Vehicle theft5n/a663.1222.0246.0
Property crime36n/a (estimate)4,7752,1371,958

Key findings

  • Leighton crime rates are 171% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leighton are 310% higher than the national average
  • In Leighton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leighton is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leighton has increased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Leighton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leighton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leighton is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leighton is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leighton is 1 in 16

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

      Leighton police department

      ItemLeightonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Leighton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.9% less than the Alabama average and 16.2% less 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
      Littleville, AL1,0450812812
      Underwood-Petersville, AL3,7232591,2211,480
      St. Florian, AL4292861,3461,632
      Town Creek, AL1,0043831,5331,916
      Killen, AL1,1291032,0642,167
      Moulton, AL3,3672172,3542,570
      Hatton, AL904532,1322,585
      Leighton, AL9341,5924,7756,366

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Terramuggus, CT9341841,5781,761
      Kootenai, ID9342671,2241,491
      Coulterville, IL9346482,3723,021
      Plantation, KY9342321,5931,825
      Fordoche, LA9347323,3044,036
      Leighton, AL9341,5924,7756,366
      Source: The Leighton, 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.