It is located in Limestone County, AL. It has a population of 26,004 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 272.27 per 10.000 people. There have been 708 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Athens are larceny/theft crimes - 597 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 13 felony charges and 695 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Athens averaged 255 violent crimes. Of that total, 4 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 20 was for legacy rape, 133 was for robbery, and 98 was for aggravated assault.