Drew County had 412 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 723.82 per 100.000 population which is by 2.06% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 21 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Craighead it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Drew is larceny/theft - 71 arrests followed by burglary - 35 and aggravated assault - 15 arrests.
Violent crime in Drew County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 11.87% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.