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Total crime 125%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 145%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeighton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime41n/a (estimate)5,8163,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery1n/a141.883.486.2
Assault2n/a283.7387.6246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)426520381
Burglary13n/a1,844.0590.1376.0
Theft20n/a2,836.91,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a709.2268.3228.9
Property crime38n/a (estimate)5,3902,8172,200

Key findings

  • Leighton crime rates are 125% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leighton are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Leighton you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leighton is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leighton has increased by 25%

Leighton crime map

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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 235
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leighton is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leighton is 1 in 18

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Littleville, AL1,0450812812
      Underwood-Petersville, AL3,7232971,6091,906
      Town Creek, AL1,0043831,5331,916
      St. Florian, AL4293271,7742,101
      Killen, AL1,1291032,0642,167
      Moulton, AL3,3672172,3542,570
      Rogersville, AL1,1616532,4473,100
      Leighton, AL9344265,3905,816

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Gay, WV9344282,1932,620
      Kootenai, ID9342501,6081,858
      Terramuggus, CT9342091,6951,904
      Christiana, PA93401,2771,277
      Coulterville, IL9346152,9423,556
      Leighton, AL9344265,3905,816
      Source: The Leighton, 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.