Walterboro has a population of 5,275. During the past three years, Walterboro saw 1,410 arrests. For 2017, the Walterboro's arrest rate totaled 860.66 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 171.89% makes Walterboro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 54 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Walterboro also totaled 400 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Walterboro had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Walterboro averaged 54 violent crimes and 400 non-violent crimes.
The city of Walterboro experienced 835 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 12 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 41 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 188, and the aggravated assault total was 594.