The county of Lee had 3,355 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 938.42 per 100,000 residents. This is 26.98% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 420 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lee also processed 1,072 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Autauga and Baldwin, Lee is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lee is larceny/theft totaling 704, followed by aggravated assault, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lee County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lee tallied 420 violent crimes and 1,072 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lee is higher by 26.98% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Lee are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.