Bethel County had 790 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,583.26 per 100.000 population which is by 249.55% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 91 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Aleutians West and county Haines it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bethel is aggravated assault - 45 arrests followed by burglary - 35 and rape - 31 arrests.
Violent crime in Bethel County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 1,307.02% higher.