The county of Marengo had 696 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,336.86 per 100,000 residents. This is 80.90% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 52 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Marengo also processed 211 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Autauga and Baldwin, Marengo is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Marengo is burglary totaling 99, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Marengo County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Marengo tallied 52 violent crimes and 211 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Marengo is higher by 80.9% than the national average.