The county of Lamar had 193 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 546.06 per 100,000 residents. This is 26.11% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 9 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lamar also processed 67 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Baldwin and Bibb, Lamar is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lamar is larceny/theft totaling 37, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lamar County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lamar tallied 9 violent crimes and 67 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lamar is lower by 26.11% than the national average.