Tuscaloosa amassed 4,252 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Tuscaloosa’s arrest rate was 765.64 per 100,000 residents. The county of Tuscaloosa is 3.60% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 215 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Tuscaloosa also experienced 1,363 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Baldwin and Bibb, Tuscaloosa is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Tuscaloosa, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 781 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Tuscaloosa, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Tuscaloosa, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Tuscaloosa has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Tuscaloosa experienced 215 violent crimes and 1,363 non-violent crimes. When comparing Tuscaloosa to the national average of 739.02, Tuscaloosa is higher by 3.6% than the national average.