Fayette County had 300 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2015 the arrest rate was 520.24 per 100.000 population which is by 29.49% lower than the National average of 737.78 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2015 arrests 20 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Baldwin and county Bibb it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Fayette is larceny/theft - 33 arrests followed by burglary - 23 and aggravated assault - 12 arrests.
Violent crime in Fayette County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased 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 24.23% higher.