The city of Lanett, with a total population of 6,383, experienced 1,827 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 877.33 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 177.16% difference making Lanett higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 88 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lanett also handled 472 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
The city of Lanett experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lanett totaled 88 violent crimes and 472 non-violent crimes.
During 2008-2017, Lanett experienced 741 violent crimes. Of those, 11 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 77 were for legacy rape, 132 were for robbery, and 521 were for aggravated assault.