Waycross has a population of 13,934. During the past three years, Waycross saw 3,191 arrests. For 2016, the Waycross's arrest rate totaled 762.88 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 132.94% makes Waycross higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 102 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Waycross also totaled 961 arrests for property crimes during 2016.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 36.6%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.2%.
Overall, Waycross had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Waycross averaged 102 violent crimes and 961 non-violent crimes.
The city of Waycross experienced 881 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 19 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 23 was for legacy rape and 22 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 308, and the aggravated assault total was 509.