The county of Lauderdale had 1,877 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 694.49 per 100,000 residents. This is 6.03% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 45 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lauderdale also processed 495 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Desoto and Harrison, Lauderdale is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lauderdale is burglary totaling 277, followed by larceny/theft, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lauderdale County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lauderdale tallied 45 violent crimes and 495 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lauderdale is lower by 6.03% than the national average.