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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 28%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleSamson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,811 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)291 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,520 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Samson crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Samson are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Samson you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Samson is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Samson has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Samson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Samson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Samson is 1 in 345
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Samson is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Samson is 1 in 56

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

      Samson police department

      ItemSamsonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)69,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      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

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      Geneva, AL4,4564212,2012,622
      Enterprise, AL28,0254462,8423,288
      Opp, AL6,6355322,7843,316
      Eunola, AL3626503,3994,049
      Coffee Springs, AL2686833,5724,254
      Kinston, AL6646963,6414,336
      Onycha, AL1827874,1194,906
      Samson, AL2,1202911,5201,811

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Liberty City, TX2,1201578951,052
      Elk Point, SD2,12021554269
      Coalgate, OK2,120225675899
      East Washington, PA2,1193841,3171,701
      Estill Springs, TN2,1217881,1331,921
      Samson, AL2,1202911,5201,811
      Source: The Samson, 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.