The city of Hamilton, with a total population of 6,714, experienced 583 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 367.89 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 16.22% difference making Hamilton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 27 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Hamilton also handled 220 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Guin and Hackleburg, Hamilton is a more dangerous place to live.
The city of Hamilton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Hamilton totaled 27 violent crimes and 220 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Hamilton experienced 162 violent crimes. Of those, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 22 were for legacy rape, 16 were for robbery, and 122 were for aggravated assault.