Georgetown County had 3,978 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,270.40 per 100.000 population which is by 207.22% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 178 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 Georgetown is larceny/theft - 703 arrests followed by burglary - 414 and aggravated assault - 132 arrests.
Violent crime in Georgetown County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased 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 188.04% higher.