Cherokee County had 1,262 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,574.34 per 100.000 population which is by 113.03% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 48 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 Cherokee is larceny/theft - 196 arrests followed by burglary - 131 and aggravated assault - 35 arrests.
Violent crime in Cherokee County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 85.39% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.