The county of Jackson had 2,160 arrests during the past three years. For 2014, the arrest rate was 1,272.35 per 100,000 residents. This is 64.35% higher than the national average of 774.16 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 81 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jackson also processed 588 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Autauga and Baldwin, Jackson is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jackson is larceny/theft totaling 274, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jackson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2014, Jackson tallied 81 violent crimes and 588 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 774.16, Jackson is higher by 64.35% than the national average.