As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 3,919 crime has been reported in Nagapattinam.
Nagapattinam has highest crime rate of 242.44 compare to National crime rate 218.67 in 2013.
In Nagapattinam,the highest crime is Dacoity where as lowest crime is Theft in 2013.
Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu stands 202nd in all crime records in 2013. 96th in no of murders, 135th in no of rapes, 101st in no of robberies, 235th in no of thefts, 44th in no of dacoities, 202nd in no of kidnapings, 220th in no of riots.