The county of Mobile had 6,849 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 605.30 per 100,000 residents. This is 18.09% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 136 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Mobile also processed 2,375 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Baldwin and Bibb, Mobile is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Mobile is larceny/theft totaling 1,310, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Mobile County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Mobile tallied 136 violent crimes and 2,375 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Mobile is lower by 18.09% than the national average.