Annual Crime In West Point (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Point/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,740 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Point/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)583 (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)3,157 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • West Point crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Point are 53% higher than the national average
  • In West Point you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Point is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Point has decreased by 4%

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Compare West Point, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In West Point (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is West Point (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Point

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Point is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Point is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 27

      Year Over Year Crime In West Point (per 100,000 people)

      West Point police department

      ItemWest PointAlabamaNational
      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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      Good Hope, AL2,4992461,3311,577
      Hartselle, AL14,4754242,4542,878
      Falkville, AL1,2888052,2533,057
      Hanceville, AL3,2232632,8633,126
      Eva, AL6015242,8393,363
      East Point, AL1335422,9353,477
      South Vinemont, AL5896123,3143,926
      West Point, AL6915833,1573,740

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      Alma, WI6913371,7812,118
      Midland, MD6917503,2514,001
      Ojo Amarillo, NM6911,2905,1476,437
      Crooked Creek, GA6913602,8363,197
      Kooskia, ID6913222,0752,397
      West Point, AL6915833,1573,740
      Source: The West Point, 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.