The city of Hillsboro, with a total population of 593, experienced 16 arrests over the past three years. During 2010, the arrest rate totaled 67.45 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 82.14% difference making Hillsboro lower than the national average of 377.65 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 3 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Hillsboro also handled 1 arrests for property crimes during 2010. Compared to Courtland and Moulton, Hillsboro is a safer place to live.
The city of Hillsboro experienced a higher rate of violent crime. During 2010, Hillsboro totaled 3 violent crimes and 1 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2010, Hillsboro experienced 6 violent crimes. Of those, another 1 were for legacy rape, and 5 were for aggravated assault.