Claiborne County had 344 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,334.94 per 100.000 population which is by 80.64% higher 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 Desoto and county Hancock it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Claiborne is burglary - 63 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 24 and aggravated assault - 17 arrests.
Violent crime in Claiborne County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 128.31% higher.