Smithfield has a population of 12,489. During the past three years, Smithfield saw 2,124 arrests. For 2017, the Smithfield's arrest rate totaled 454.80 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 43.68% makes Smithfield higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 0 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Smithfield also totaled 568 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Clayton and Pine Level, Smithfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Smithfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Smithfield averaged 0 violent crimes and 568 non-violent crimes.
The city of Smithfield experienced 864 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 28 was for legacy rape and 8 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 262, and the aggravated assault total was 632.