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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 7%
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.
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 peopleSweet Water/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,791 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)435 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,356 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Sweet Water crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sweet Water are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Sweet Water you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sweet Water is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sweet Water has decreased by 4%

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The Sweet Water crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sweet Water 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 Sweet Water crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sweet Water (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sweet Water

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sweet Water is 1 in 230
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweet Water is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweet Water is 1 in 36

      Year Over Year Crime In Sweet Water (per 100,000 people)

      Sweet Water police department

      ItemSweet WaterAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.13.3
      There are a total of 1 Sweet Water police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.8% less than the Alabama average and 20.1% greater 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
      Linden, AL2,2922371,2821,519
      Thomaston, AL2436513,5254,176
      Myrtlewood, AL1356663,6074,272
      Thomasville, AL4,0645884,0934,682
      Pennington, AL2167333,9724,705
      Sweet Water, AL3324352,3562,791

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbertsville, NY3324831,9882,471
      Ionia, IA3323272,2152,543
      Ransom, KS3326453,8694,514
      McGrath, AK3321,2574,6875,944
      Orchard, TX3324592,6423,101
      Sweet Water, AL3324352,3562,791
      Source: The Sweet Water, 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.