Pickens amassed 122 arrests over the past three years. During 2015, Pickens’s arrest rate was 211.26 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pickens is 71.37% lower than the national average of 737.78 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 11 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pickens also experienced 33 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Montgomery and Chambers, Pickens is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Pickens, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 17 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pickens, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Pickens, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pickens has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2015, Pickens experienced 11 violent crimes and 33 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pickens to the national average of 737.78, Pickens is lower by 71.37% than the national average.