The city of Mobile, with a total population of 248,431, experienced 41,189 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 619.41 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 95.68% difference making Mobile higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1,839 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mobile also handled 13,549 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Citronelle and Dauphin Island, Mobile is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Mobile experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mobile totaled 1,839 violent crimes and 13,549 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Mobile experienced 17,083 violent crimes. Of those, 369 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 810 were for legacy rape, 6,399 were for robbery, and 9,505 were for aggravated assault.