Butler County had 621 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,115.11 per 100.000 population which is by 50.89% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 33 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Autauga and county Baldwin it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Butler is larceny/theft - 111 arrests followed by burglary - 69 and aggravated assault - 24 arrests.
Violent crime in Butler County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not 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 63.96% higher.