Clay County had 112 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 296.47 per 100.000 population which is by 59.89% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 2 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bibb and county Montgomery it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Clay is larceny/theft - 27 arrests followed by burglary - 9 and aggravated assault - 2 arrests.
Violent crime in Clay 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 - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 85.11% lower.