The city of Heflin, with a total population of 3,501, experienced 142 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, the arrest rate totaled 51.41 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 84.3% difference making Heflin lower than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 8 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Heflin also handled 10 arrests for property crimes during 2016.
The city of Heflin experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Heflin totaled 8 violent crimes and 10 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2016, Heflin experienced 72 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 7 were for legacy rape, 5 were for robbery, and 59 were for aggravated assault.