Baldwin County had 2,403 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 431.52 per 100.000 population which is by 41.61% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 163 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bibb and county Calhoun it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Baldwin is larceny/theft - 442 arrests followed by burglary - 226 and aggravated assault - 135 arrests.
Violent crime in Baldwin County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 22.35% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.
This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Baldwin by race is the following: 47.7% of crimes were committed by the white races, 39.2% by African Americans, and 13.1% by hispanic.