Williamsburg amassed 2,348 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Williamsburg’s arrest rate was 2,328.27 per 100,000 residents. The county of Williamsburg is 215.05% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 126 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Williamsburg also experienced 618 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Calhoun and Chester, Williamsburg is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Williamsburg, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 334 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Williamsburg, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Williamsburg, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Williamsburg has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Williamsburg experienced 126 violent crimes and 618 non-violent crimes. When comparing Williamsburg to the national average of 739.02, Williamsburg is higher by 215.05% than the national average.