Sheffield has a population of 9,022. During the past three years, Sheffield saw 1,317 arrests. For 2017, the Sheffield's arrest rate totaled 438.93 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 38.66% makes Sheffield higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 67 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sheffield also totaled 329 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Leighton and Muscle Shoals, Sheffield is a safer place to live.
Overall, Sheffield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sheffield averaged 67 violent crimes and 329 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sheffield experienced 691 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 76 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 127, and the aggravated assault total was 482.