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Dorchester County, SC Arrest Records

What are Dorchester County Arrest Statistics?

Dorchester County had 6,945 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2015 the arrest rate was 1,512.43 per 100.000 population which is by 105.00% higher than the National average of 737.78 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2015 arrests 368 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Horry and county Saluda it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 6,945 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,512.43 Arrest rate in 2015 per 100.000 population
  • 368 Violent crime arrests

Dorchester County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Dorchester is larceny/theft - 1,237 arrests followed by burglary - 530 and aggravated assault - 297 arrests.

  • 1,237 Larceny/Theft
  • 530 Burglary
  • 297 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Dorchester County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 96.27 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 150.61% higher.

Dorchester County Crime Rate from 2004-2015

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