The county of Greenwood had 4,130 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,963.41 per 100,000 residents. This is 165.68% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 211 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Greenwood also processed 1,166 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Horry and Kershaw, Greenwood is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Greenwood is larceny/theft totaling 862, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Greenwood County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Greenwood tallied 211 violent crimes and 1,166 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Greenwood is higher by 165.68% than the national average.