The county of Lawrence had 1,205 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,284.44 per 100,000 residents. This is 73.80% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 71 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lawrence also processed 356 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Autauga and Baldwin, Lawrence is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lawrence is larceny/theft totaling 206, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lawrence County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lawrence tallied 71 violent crimes and 356 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lawrence is higher by 73.8% than the national average.