It is located in Berkeley County, SC. It has a population of 136,845 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 258.10 per 10.000 people. There have been 3,532 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Charleston are larceny/theft crimes - 2,442 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 6 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 388 felony charges and 3,144 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Charleston averaged 5,066 violent crimes. Of that total, 119 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 405 was for legacy rape, 1,632 was for robbery, and 2,910 was for aggravated assault.