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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 49%
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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 peopleShorter/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,540 (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)620 (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)2,920 (estimate)2,1371,958

Key findings

  • Shorter crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shorter are 60% higher than the national average
  • In Shorter you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shorter is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shorter has decreased by 19%

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 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shorter is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shorter is 1 in 29

      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

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      Emerald Mountain, AL3,13486407494
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      Notasulga, AL9515342,5153,049
      Tuskegee, AL9,0505552,6143,169
      Franklin, AL1986002,8263,426
      Tallassee, AL5,6579255,9356,860
      Shorter, AL5816202,9203,540

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holly Grove, AR5811,0514,0865,137
      Bedford Park, IL5811,49564,45265,947
      Chadwick, IL5816142,2482,862
      Pippa Passes, KY581000
      Ronda, NC5816433,4164,059
      Shorter, AL5816202,9203,540
      Source: The Shorter, 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.