Covington County had 488 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 133.48 per 100.000 population which is by 81.94% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 4 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Autauga and county Baldwin it’s a safer place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Covington is larceny/theft - 29 arrests followed by burglary - 13 and motor vehicle theft - 4 arrests.
Violent crime in Covington 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 89.39% lower.