Crenshaw County had 587 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2015 the arrest rate was 1,333.24 per 100.000 population which is by 80.71% higher than the National average of 737.78 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2015 arrests 38 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Autauga and county Baldwin it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Crenshaw is larceny/theft - 77 arrests followed by burglary - 49 and aggravated assault - 34 arrests.
Violent crime in Crenshaw 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 - 96.27 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 184.47% higher.