Piedmont has a population of 4,633. During the past three years, Piedmont saw 773 arrests. For 2017, the Piedmont's arrest rate totaled 429.53 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 35.69% makes Piedmont higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 22 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Piedmont also totaled 177 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Anniston and Jacksonville, Piedmont is a safer place to live.
Overall, Piedmont had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Piedmont averaged 22 violent crimes and 177 non-violent crimes.
The city of Piedmont experienced 266 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 30 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 18, and the aggravated assault total was 217.