It is located in Morgan County, AL. It has a population of 54,958 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 451.80 per 10.000 people. There have been 2,483 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Decatur are larceny/theft crimes - 1,680 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 199 felony charges and 2,284 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Decatur averaged 2,190 violent crimes. Of that total, 36 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 195 was for legacy rape, 711 was for robbery, and 1,248 was for aggravated assault.