The county of Hamlin had 61 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 282.02 per 100,000 residents. This is 61.84% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 6 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hamlin also processed 11 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Minnehaha and Bennett, Hamlin is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hamlin is larceny/theft totaling 9, followed by aggravated assault, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hamlin County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hamlin tallied 6 violent crimes and 11 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hamlin is lower by 61.84% than the national average.