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Crime rate in Brighton, Alabama (AL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Brighton, AL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Brighton, AL

The 2015 crime rate in Brighton, AL is 1,031 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.8 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.6% U.S. cities. The 2015 Brighton crime rate rose by 55% compared to 2014. In the last 5 years Brighton has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Brighton, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Brighton:

1,031.0
Lipscomb:

344.6
Midfield:

735.3
Hueytown:

281.5
Fairfield:

1,077.6
Bessemer:

1,247.9
Pleasant Grove:

103.0
Hobson:

76.1
Homewood:

265.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Brighton by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(209.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.3)
12
(418.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
42
(1,456)
39
(1,359)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(123.2)
0
(0.0)
50
(1,733)
33
(1,150)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(29.8)
7
(215.6)
0
(0.0)
94
(3,258)
73
(2,544)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
17
(589.3)
12
(418.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A4
(135.2)
N/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index1.232.62.7666.21031.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Brighton, Alabama as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brighton is 287 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2015
Brighton:

1,306.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Brighton:

831.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2011
Brighton:

0.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2008
Brighton:

30.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Brighton:

0.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2004
Brighton:

493.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Brighton:

592.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Brighton:

419.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Brighton:

597.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2011
Brighton:

5.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2008
Brighton:

35.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Brighton:

1.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Brighton:

484.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Brighton:

590.2
U.S. Average:

334.1
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 13 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 11 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Brighton, AL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 35020.