Washington amassed 456 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, Washington’s arrest rate was 1,068.27 per 100,000 residents. The county of Washington is 44.53% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 42 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Washington also experienced 137 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Autauga and Baldwin, Washington is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Washington, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 65 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Washington, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Washington, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Washington has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Washington experienced 42 violent crimes and 137 non-violent crimes. When comparing Washington to the national average of 739.12, Washington is higher by 44.53% than the national average.