Nobody wants to be the victim of a crime. Albert Lea is a safe community that has the pleasure of having low crime rates. Although major crimes such as, robbery, murder, and aggravated assaults are low in numbers, property crimes occur frequently. Within property crimes, thefts from motor vehicles are the most prevalent. A majority of these thefts occur when vehicles are left unsecured or valuable items are left in plain sight. Click HERE for tips that can be taken to prevent yourself from becoming a crime victim.