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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 73%
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 peopleShorter/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,351 (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)698 (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)3,653 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Shorter crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shorter are 84% higher than the national average
  • In Shorter you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shorter is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shorter has decreased by 5%

Shorter crime map

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The Shorter crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Shorter as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Shorter crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Shorter (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shorter

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shorter is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shorter is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shorter is 1 in 23

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

      Shorter police department

      ItemShorterAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Emerald Mountain, AL3,13497509607
      Pike Road, AL7,7901799381,118
      Reeltown, AL3634942,5863,080
      Notasulga, AL9516013,1463,748
      Tuskegee, AL9,0506253,2703,895
      Franklin, AL1986763,5364,211
      Tallassee, AL5,6579255,9356,860
      Shorter, AL5816983,6534,351

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      Milnor, ND5813682,5512,919
      Chadwick, IL5815872,6623,248
      Bedford Park, IL5811,49564,45265,947
      Pippa Passes, KY581000
      James Town, WY5812241,6251,849
      Shorter, AL5816983,6534,351
      Source: The Shorter, 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.