As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 11,848 crime has been reported in Palakkad.
Palakkad has highest crime rate of 421.65 compare to National crime rate 218.67 in 2013.
In Palakkad,the highest crime is Dacoity where as lowest crime is Riots in 2013.
Palakkad District in Kerala stands 33rd in all crime records in 2013. 122nd in no of murders, 54th in no of rapes, 89th in no of robberies, 273rd in no of thefts, 44th in no of dacoities, 208th in no of kidnapings, 10th in no of riots.