The county of Lowndes had 1,924 arrests during the past three years. For 2011, the arrest rate was 1,109.25 per 100,000 residents. This is 20.42% higher than the national average of 921.16 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 53 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lowndes also processed 608 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Forrest and Harrison, Lowndes is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lowndes is burglary totaling 309, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lowndes County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2011, Lowndes tallied 53 violent crimes and 608 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 921.16, Lowndes is higher by 20.42% than the national average.