Shelby amassed 746 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Shelby’s arrest rate was 1,020.37 per 100,000 residents. The county of Shelby is 38.07% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 42 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Shelby also experienced 219 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Austin and Bell, Shelby is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Shelby, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 130 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Shelby, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Shelby, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Shelby has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Shelby experienced 42 violent crimes and 219 non-violent crimes. When comparing Shelby to the national average of 739.02, Shelby is higher by 38.07% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Shelby are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.