Tallapoosa amassed 508 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Tallapoosa’s arrest rate was 341.30 per 100,000 residents. The county of Tallapoosa is 53.82% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 21 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Tallapoosa also experienced 118 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Bibb and Calhoun, Tallapoosa is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Tallapoosa, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 81 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Tallapoosa, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Tallapoosa, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Tallapoosa has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Tallapoosa experienced 21 violent crimes and 118 non-violent crimes. When comparing Tallapoosa to the national average of 739.02, Tallapoosa is lower by 53.82% than the national average.