Cherokee County had 3,951 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,372.63 per 100.000 population which is by 221.05% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 101 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Calhoun and county Chester it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Cherokee is larceny/theft - 749 arrests followed by burglary - 365 and motor vehicle theft - 129 arrests.
Violent crime in Cherokee County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not 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 77.15% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.
Most of the Cherokee felonies fall to females - 100% while men have a share of 0% felony crimes.