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


Crime rates in Helena by year

Type

2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.4)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.3)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.9)
6
(34.7)
4
(22.6)
3
(16.6)
6
(32.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.6)
5
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
16
(127.9)
14
(97.0)
25
(170.1)
10
(65.8)
7
(44.2)
9
(53.3)
9
(52.7)
11
(63.6)
11
(62.1)
13
(71.8)
18
(97.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(35.0)
22
(175.9)
24
(166.3)
30
(204.1)
17
(111.9)
12
(75.7)
28
(165.9)
24
(140.5)
20
(115.6)
12
(67.8)
11
(60.7)
21
(113.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(332.2)
129
(1,031.3)
84
(582.2)
84
(571.4)
N/A85
(536.4)
138
(817.8)
140
(819.9)
140
(809.0)
126
(711.9)
107
(590.9)
88
(475.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(8.7)
2
(16.0)
2
(13.9)
4
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(31.6)
11
(65.2)
10
(58.6)
9
(52.0)
7
(39.5)
8
(44.2)
6
(32.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 271.0)25.280.461.089.752.343.265.064.386.879.967.385.7

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 5 registered sex offenders living in Helena, Alabama as of November 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Helena to the number of sex offenders is 3,442 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

See how dangerous Helena, AL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Helena:

85.7
Alabaster:

135.0
Pelham:

150.9
Hoover:

188.3
Bessemer:

1,164.9
Lipscomb:

186.0
Vestavia Hills:

73.6
Montevallo:

174.8
Brighton:

1,031.0

When are crimes committed in Helena, AL?

(Crimes per weekday per hour based on 483 crime reports from years 2009 to 2017)

Violent crime rate in 2016
Helena:

91.8
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Helena:

66.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Helena:

67.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Helena:

69.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Helena:

35.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Helena:

32.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Helena:

28.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Helena:

46.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Helena:

105.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Helena:

55.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Helena:

64.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Helena:

9.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2016
Helena:

51.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Helena:

48.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Helena:

55.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Helena:

71.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Helena:

77.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Helena:

83.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Helena:

46.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Helena:

73.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Helena:

64.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Helena:

89.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Helena:

26.8
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Alabama average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Alabama average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Alabama average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Alabama average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Alabama average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Alabama average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Alabama average:

2.33


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Helena

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 35080.