Wetumpka has a population of 8,501. During the past three years, Wetumpka saw 1,097 arrests. For 2017, the Wetumpka's arrest rate totaled 459.95 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 45.3% makes Wetumpka higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 41 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wetumpka also totaled 350 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Eclectic and Millbrook, Wetumpka is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, Wetumpka had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wetumpka averaged 41 violent crimes and 350 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wetumpka experienced 325 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 27 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 62, and the aggravated assault total was 228.