Russell amassed 1,274 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Russell’s arrest rate was 680.74 per 100,000 residents. The county of Russell is 7.89% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 45 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Russell also experienced 351 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Baldwin and Bibb, Russell is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Russell, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 214 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Russell, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Russell, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Russell has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Russell experienced 45 violent crimes and 351 non-violent crimes. When comparing Russell to the national average of 739.02, Russell is lower by 7.89% than the national average.