The city of Leighton, with a total population of 703, experienced 114 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 568.99 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 79.75% difference making Leighton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 4 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Leighton also handled 36 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Muscle Shoals and Sheffield, Leighton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Leighton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Leighton totaled 4 violent crimes and 36 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Leighton experienced 57 violent crimes. Of those, another 10 were for legacy rape, 2 were for robbery, and 45 were for aggravated assault.