Elbert County had 97 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 99.08 per 100.000 population which is by 86.59% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 22 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Adams and county Arapahoe it’s a safer place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Elbert is aggravated assault - 22 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 2 and motor vehicle theft - 1 arrests.
Violent crime in Elbert County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with 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 13.37% lower.