The county of Lee had 1,120 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 2,035.72 per 100,000 residents. This is 175.46% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 60 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lee also processed 299 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Calhoun and Chester, Lee is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lee is larceny/theft totaling 178, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lee County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lee tallied 60 violent crimes and 299 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lee is higher by 175.46% than the national average.