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Opelika, AL Arrest Record Search

Opelika has a population of 30,476. During the past three years, Opelika saw 5,027 arrests. For 2017, the Opelika's arrest rate totaled 532.22 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 68.14% makes Opelika higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 223 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Opelika also totaled 1,399 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Auburn and Phenix City, Opelika is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 1,622Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 532.22Crime Rate
  • 73.17Violent Crime Rate
  • 459.05Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Opelika had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Opelika averaged 223 violent crimes and 1,399 non-violent crimes.

Opelika Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Opelika experienced 2,115 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 37 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 207 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 559, and the aggravated assault total was 1,420.

Opelika City Police Department

It is situated in Lee county, Alabama with a total number of 106 employees - 5 female, 81 male officers and 20 civilians. Opelika PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0430200, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Opelika Police Department
  • State: Alabama
  • City: Opelika
  • Type: City
  • Address: 501 S 10th St
  • Phone Number: (334)705-5200

Total Crime Rate in Opelika

YearCrime Rate
2007755.69
2008733.42
20090.00
2010571.92
2011808.53
2012694.09
2013591.48
2014619.84
2015571.47
2016562.29
2017532.22
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