Abbeville County had 887 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 989.06 per 100.000 population which is by 33.83% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 25 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Horry and county Newberry it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Abbeville is larceny/theft - 132 arrests followed by burglary - 73 and aggravated assault - 21 arrests.
Violent crime in Abbeville County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with 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 0.13% lower.