Scottsboro has a population of 14,660. During the past three years, Scottsboro saw 2,251 arrests. For 2017, the Scottsboro's arrest rate totaled 530.70 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 67.65% makes Scottsboro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 192 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Scottsboro also totaled 586 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
Overall, Scottsboro had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Scottsboro averaged 192 violent crimes and 586 non-violent crimes.
The city of Scottsboro experienced 918 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 44 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 40, and the aggravated assault total was 832.